Loud, clear and sweet. This is a great single-coil tone replacement for 50’s-era basses and reissues. With Alnico V USA-Made Magnets and wire, the Fralin ’51 P-Bass is great for those looking to add more definition, clarity, and extended low-end to their ’50’s bass.
True '50s P-Bass Tone
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'51 P-Bass FEATURES:
Since its creation, the P-Bass has been a bass icon. Known for its classic, deep, and fat low-end, the 51 P-Bass is the bass that started the classic P-Bass tone. Our 51 P-Bass pickup is a warm, rich, and thick-sounding 51 P-Bass replacement. Expect deep lows, warm mids, and “Fender-y” highs.
Did you know? We have a Split ’51 P-Bass Model, for noiseless operation. Check it out here.
- 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
Our 51 P-Bass replacement sounds clean, clear, and deep. Expect enhanced definition, clarity, and articulation. The Fralin 51 P-Bass replacement has bright highs and warm mids. The low-end will sound deep, rich, and fat – without sounding muddy. We’ve taken care to make sure that we enhance the most important aspects of your bass: the bass. We guarantee that you’ll love your P-Bass even more -you’ll wonder why you didn’t make the switch earlier.
Our Tone starts here: our manufacturing process. It allows us to achieve unparalleled quality control. Our pickups consist of USA-Made magnets and wire. Our bobbins are hand-built using local fiberboard and incredible attention to detail. We wind each pickup by hand, one at a time. Each pickup is wound using our proprietary “Sectioning” technique. This gives the pickup a sweet, clear tone.
We assemble each pickup one at a time, by hand. This allows us to achieve unbeatable attention to detail. Finally, we wax-pot the pickup to preserve the pickup and prevent microphonics.
We use Vintage Specifications:
- Alnico 5 Magnets
- 42-Gauge SPN Wire
- Hand-made Bobbins
- The 51 P-Bass reads 7K.
'51 P-Bass Questions And Answers:
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Q I hace Fender 2004 Sting '54 p-bass precisión Bass MIJ Choose stock? ThanksA
Hey Jose, yes we normally recommend our Stock output for the most traditional tone.
What output do I choose?
Q What output do I choose?A Good question. For the most balanced tone between highs and lows, go to the Stock Output, which is a replica of the earliest P-Basses. If you’re looking for a thicker and darker tone, opt for the +5% Output. If you’re looking for a cleaner and more articulate sound, opt for the -5% output.
What Magnet Stagger Should I Choose?
Q What Magnet Stagger Should I Choose?A If you have a Vintage Neck Radius, choose Stock Stagger. If you have a Flatter neck radius (+ 9.5?), choose Hybrid.
Will this pickup fit my bass?
Q Will this pickup fit my bass?A With the release of some Asian models, the sizing of the '51 P-Bass Rout has changed a bit over the years. Please be sure to double-check our "Sizing" tab to refer to our exact dimensions before ordering. We can make small adjustments to the fiberboard if any discrepancies are found.
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