I've always heard Jazz bass bridges are terrible, my friend changed his to a Badass bridge a few years back and that seems to be very common if I'm not mistaken.
Can anyone explain why?
I've just bought a MiM 5 string jazz and I'm wondering whether I should considering replacing the bridge.
OK. let's part this out.
Body with original black 3-ply pickguard and thumbrest (not pictured). Relatively light: fully build bass was 3.8 Kg.£70 Delivered.
American V-Mod pickups (with original box) £80 delivered
Gotoh 201 bridge (allen key but no screws) £25 delivered
KiOgon wiring loom Vol/blend/tone (Bourns pots) and bell plate. £30 delivered or trade for vol/vol/tone with 3-way toggle.
NOTE: there is a big 'ole dent in the top edge that's take off the paint and chipped the body. I got it like that. I just filed the edges and just carried on. Also paint chip at the bottom strap button and a couple of paint cracks around the neck pocket.
£180 plus postage FIRM for all of it plus postage (of around £15) or collect / meet from East / West Herts (weekdays) or somewhere in Essex at weekends.