Pickup Kit for P-Bass

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Build your own pickup for the classic P-Bass® sound, or wind it your own way for custom output and tone.

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Pickup Kit for P-Bass

Item # 5979
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Build your own pickup for the classic P-Bass® sound, or wind it your own way for custom output and tone.

This kit contains the vintage-spec parts you'll need for making the classic split-coil configuration. Alnico 5 magnets produce a bright tone with a tight low end and stinging highs.

Pickup Kit for P-Bass includes

  • Black fiber bobbin flatwork
  • Alnico 5 polepieces ready to magnetize (instructions included)
  • Black and white push-back wire
  • Compressible foam strips for height adjustment
  • Mounting screws
  • Black plastic covers

Cover dimensions
(each cover, minus mounting tabs)
2-3/16" x 1-1/16" x 9/16" tall (55.56mm x 26.99mm x 14.29mm)
Mounting screw spacing
(each cover)
2-3/8" (60.32mm)
String spread across both covers 2-1/4" (57.15mm)

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Pickup Kit for P-Bass

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holes oversized

By Paul Zagler from Altenmarkt, Austria
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, February 08, 2014

The first problem i've got with a stew mac winding kit. The holes are oversized and magnets are to long (shoould be 0,531 but they are 0,710) -- hope this won't happen again

holes in top fiber oversized 

By JoseSRV from Argentina
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, April 05, 2013

This is my first kit with a problem. the magnet adjusted well in the bottom but the top fiber passed through, I had to glue it. Also the plastic cover was undersized, after a little sand, fit well.

great kit!

By Eastgrove pickups from St. Louis, Mo
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, June 08, 2011

has all the parts you need, and is very affordable..and like always, the best quality around

+1 on "minor flaws"

By Al K. from New Mexico
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, February 05, 2011

The bobbin top and bottom do not line up. The supplied cover doesn't fit. Neither does a Fender cover. Other than that,they are nicely made.

This is the first problem I have had with any pickup kit.

A couple minor flaws

By Schuyler from San Francisco, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, August 06, 2010

Easy to assemble, the instructions are easy to follow too. The issues I have are the height of the magnets not being vintage spec, the polepiece spacing being off, and the plastic covers that come with the kit don't even fit the pickups...

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