Nordstrand Power Blade 4 string P style Set

SKU:BBG 8082


Nordstrand Power Blade 4 string P style Set
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The Power Blade

This pickup is the latest addition to our blade arsenal. With its thick steel blade, optimized wind, and ceramic magnets providing an authoritative low-end punch, the Power Blade will distribute a forcefield of fat slap fury that is tamed and guided by a super smooth top end. With half of its tonal DNA being derived from the classic P design, its character is inherently reminiscent of that hard-hitting P bass vigor we all love, only with a bit more girth in its low-end and translucent flow in its highs which works to facilitate the impressive character that is all its own. This P-style Big Blade split in half will satisfy any player looking for the power of a Big Blade without compromising the throaty fury of classic P tone.

Technical Details

  • Hum canceling split coil 4 string precision-type bass pickup.
  • Thick steel blade
  • No worries about string spacing!
  • Drop-in replacement P-bass pickup.
  • Ceramic magnets.
  • Available in black plastic covers
  • Laser cut bobbins.
  • Wax-potted to contain any unruly frequency that may attempt to desecrate your desired tone.


  • Length: 2.26” (57.40 mm)
  • Width: 1.10” (27.94 mm)

  • Tone

    Nordstrand Tone Chart


Rate and Review this item
Verified Buyer
By Mark
Love these pups! Live and deadly. Huge improvement to my 2011 American Special.
Verified Buyer
Powerful and punchy
By Ric W
This pickup is more of what I expected than I expected! It's definitely punchy and bright, but I go for an old school sound than a more modern tone with lots of treble. It'll certainly do modern, especially with a pick, but I found I like it a lot more with flatwounds and a touch of low mid boost. I first installed in a ash/maple P bass, but like it better in an alder/rosewood one. I bought this pickup for a P bass build with a roasted ash body and roasted maple & rosewood necked P bass build. Should be an interesting combination. I'm thinking about adding a Big-J Blade in the bridge position, but I may just keep it as a straight ahead P bass.
Verified Buyer
P-bass pickup replacement
By Douwe van der Staal
Mid and high are quite similar to the original pickup, but low gives a nice fat punch to it.