Lindy Fralin P-Bass Pickups are clean, clear, and articulate. They are designed to enhance everything you’ve come to love about your P-Bass: Fat and Punchy with a huge, clear bottom-end.
Capture The '60s.
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We know what you love about your P-Bass. That’s why we don’t take any of that away: we only give you more. We use USA-Made Alnico V magnets and 42-Gauge Heavy Formvar wire to give an era-authentic 50’s tone, only thicker. Fralin P-Bass Pickups offer a significant upgrade. At Fralin Pickups, we believe the best sound comes from the highest quality materials available, not fancy gimmicks.
- Original Fender specifications, with modern output
- Superb articulation for a clean and clear tone
- Designed to be even across all frequencies
- USA-made Alnico 5 Magnets for optimal tonal balance and output
- Hand-wound with our “Sectioning” technique for unique, dynamic tone
- Hand-built fiberboard Bobbins for unrivaled quality control
- 10-Year Warranty on manufacturing defects
Fralin P-Bass Pickups are like our J-Bass® Replacements: they have a huge fat tone. Fralin P-Bass Pickups are fat, punchy, and round. The lows are deep and rich, and the highs are sweet and clear. The first thing you’ll notice when you install these pickups is how you can hear more of your P-Bass. You’ll hear an extended low-end and a rounder top-end. These pickups are very vintage sounding, but with modern power.
- For an era-authentic 50’s tone, use our “Stock Wind”, or, choose “N/A” under output preference
- For a thicker midrange and fewer highs, choose +5%. This will reduce the highs by 5%, and increase the lows and mids by 5%.
- For an even thicker tone than the +5%, you can opt for +10%. This is perfect for anyone looking for an aggressively strong midrange and dark tone. Perfect for balancing out a bright sounding bass.
- If you’re looking for a little cleaner tone, use our -5% wind. This will increase the highs by 5%, and decrease the mids by 5%.
|Stock Ohm Reading:||11K|
|Magnet Wire Material:||USA-Made 42-Gauge Heavy Formvar|
|Magnet Material:||USA-Made Alnico 5|
|Bobbin Material:||USA-Made Stamped Fiberboard|
*String spacing is measured between the center of each set of poles.
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I have a 1971 Gibson EB 3 that has weak pickups. Do you have a pickup replacement for this bass? Or can you put new windings on this vintage pickup?
Q I have a 1971 Gibson EB 3 that has weak pickups. Do you have a pickup replacement for this bass? ...... Read moreA
Hey George, thanks for your question. We don't have a replacement for the EB3 pickups. We should be able to repair or rewind them - send them in using our form here: Rewind / Repair Form
Can you make pickups with grounded pole pieces?
Q Can you make pickups with grounded pole pieces?A
Hey Andy, if you install our Black Lead as ground, you will ground out the pole pieces. We do not additionally ground the pole pieces, but you can use metal tape on the underside of each coil to achieve this.
Do you have 5 string p bass pickups?
Q Do you have 5 string p bass pickups?A
Hey Hsinhan, not at this time, hopefully in the future!
How does the output of your stock wound P-Bass pickup compare to an Allparts P-Bass pickup? I have a great P-Bass made almost entirely from the Allparts catalog, and this includes the current pickup. Allparts doesn't include much in the way of specs. If you look up this pickup on their website, all you'll find is that it is Alnico V, and 10.0K ohms. That pickup has served me well so far, but I'm looking for a better sound that's still true to a P...
Q How does the output of your stock wound P-Bass pickup compare to an Allparts P-Bass pickup? I hav...... Read moreA
Hey John, it's really difficult to describe as we haven't heard the AllParts P-Bass. Our Stock Output comes in at 11K, so, you can reasonably expect our pickup to have more output and a thicker midrange. I would suggest going Stock first, and we can exchange within 30 days after, if you're unhappy for any reason.
Hello I’m having your pickups on one of my P basses, and had on my vintage 1978 bass. On my vintage one I had some really loud pops when it was closer to the strings . I had to set up a pickup really deep into the body, which I didn’t like. But the sound was great and I have no problem on my another Precision, strings are really close to the pickups with no problem. Question is, do I need to try another Output? Will +5 give me a pop-free soun...
Q Hello I’m having your pickups on one of my P basses, and had on my vintage 1978 bass. On my vinta...... Read moreA
Hey Artur, if your string is hitting the magnet of the pickup, your pickups are set too high. If you are setting your pickups to the optimal starting point and still have issues, then a higher-output pickup is recommended, and our +5% would be a good remedy for your problem.
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