Based on the Original 1970’s Bartolini HI-A design, the J45J L/S-18 is the b-axis series Jazz Bass® ( J Bass® ) replacement pickup set with a ‘long’ for the bridge and a ‘short’ for the neck. The set is gaining the interest of highly respected by musicians and luthiers alike for its Huge Punchy Tone, Precise Articulation, Rich Harmonics, and Incredible Versatility.
They feature a new fully encapsulated Alnico V exposed pole piece design. The b-axis series” bass pickups with passive designs. They are cast in epoxy to remove unwanted feedback and microphonics.
The lengths of the neck and bridge pickups in the original J-basses are not equal. The neck pickup is 3-5/8″ long which is slightly shorter than the bridge pickup which is 3-3/4″ long.
Please check the physical size of the pickups you want to replace to make sure the replacements fit properly.
- Length = 3.60"(91.4mm) Width = 0.73"(18.4mm)
- Length = 3.73"(94.6mm) Width = 0.73"(18.4mm)
Intended for 18mm Bridge String Spacing
String Spacing B-Center to G-Center = 66.7mm over Neck Pickup
String Spacing B-Center to G-Center = 70.4mm over Bridge Pickup
Please Note:Bartolini does not supply screws with their pickups. If you require pickup screws, we carry them on our pickup screws page.