Zexcoil® Replacements for J Bass® Style Sets

We offer a few suggested sets that span a range of output levels and tonal palettes.

You can also contact us to specify a custom set for the same price as our suggested sets.



The Convertible Set for J Bass®

For clear powerful punch.

  • Bridge: Convertible for J Bass Bridge (BC84)
  • Neck: Convertible for J Bass Neck (BC64)

The Convertible Set

For players looking for versatility with a focus on single coil tones.

  • Bridge: Convertible for Bridge (BCH4)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 5 Double Underwound (SV5W)
  • Neck: Convertible for Neck (BCM4)

The Convertible Set is one of our versatile “jack of all trades” sets designed to do it all. With the Convertible Set you get great single-coil tones in the neck and middle in Silent Split mode, and a powerful AlNiCo on steroids tone in series mode. Choose the Convertible Set if versatility is important to you and if great single coil tones are your first priority. Combine the Convertible Set with one of our suggested wiring kits or purchase a wired set and get the full capability of up to 17 different pickup combinations.

Convertible Set™
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Vintage Series Sets

For players looking for the best noiseless Strat tones they can get. 

Vintage Series Sets utilize our Vintage Series of pickups to provide a range of great single coils tones, from vintage glassy Strat to more modern with a little (or a lot!) of beef. Choose a Vintage Set if the best single coil tones are your first and foremost priority. The possibilities for combining our Vintage Series pickups are almost endless, but we’ve compiled some of our favorite sets in packages to make it easy.


Vintage Set™
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Vintage Set

  • Bridge: Vintage Single 5+ (SV5+)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 2 (SV2)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 (SV5)

The Vintage Set combines all of our Vintage voicings in one package. With the saturated tone of our 5+ voicing in the bridge, the rounder tone of our 2 voicing in the middle and the wide open tone of our 5 voice in the neck.  More details...


Vintage 5 Set

  • Bridge: Vintage Single 5 Overwound (SV5O)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 5 (SV5)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 (SV5)

The Vintage 5 Set is about as glassy as it gets, with our “5” voice in all positions and an overwound bridge.  More details...

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Texas 5 Set™
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Texas 5 Set

  • Bridge: Vintage Single 5+ (SV5+)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 5 (SV5)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 Overwound (SV5O)

The Texas 5 Set utilizes the slightly higher output of the SV5O in the neck and a standard SV5 in the middle! Along with the saturated tone of our 5+ voicing in the this set can go form crystalline quack to down and dirty blues.  More details...


Texas Blues Set™
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Texas Blues Set

  • Bridge: Vintage Single 5+ (SV5+)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 2 (SV2)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 Overwound (SV5O)

The Texas Blues Set is named in honor of our good friend Anthony Stauffer at Texas Blues Alley who had the brilliant idea of putting an SV5O in the neck. The slightly higher output of the SV5O just works! Along with the saturated tone of our 5+ voicing in the bridge and the rounder tone of our 2 voicing in the middle, this set can cover a lot of Strat bases from down and dirty blues to classically Stratty tones.  More details...


Underwound Sets

Underwound 5 Set™
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  • Bridge: Vintage Single 5 (SV5)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 5 Underwound (SV5U)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 Double Underwound (SV5W) 

Underwound Sets take our standard voicings and shift them to more open, transparent territory. The Underwound Sets don’t hit your amp as hard and provide more of a vintage low output response. More details...

 


Hybrid Sets

Hybrid Sets combine our higher output, split-able pickups with our Vintage Series pickups to provide a mix of versatility and the best Strat tones that we can offer. Choose a hybrid set if you’re willing to trade off a bit of versatility for some great, go-to Strat tones. The possibilities for combining our pickups into Hybrid Sets are almost endless, but we’ve compiled some of our favorite sets in packages to make it easy.


Hybrid Juicy Set

  • Bridge: Juicy Bucker with Silent Split (BJH4)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 2 (SV2)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 Overwound (SV5O)

The Hybrid Juicy Set combines our great humbucker tone of the Juicy Bucker with the versatile Strat tones of our Texas Blues Set. Combine this set with a push pot to actuate the Silent Split and a blender pot for fantastic neck/bridge tones and you have a set that can really do it all with go to single coil and humbucker tones. <product link>...


Hybrid Convertible Set™
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Hybrid Convertible Set

  • Bridge: The Convertible for Bridge (BCH4)
  • Middle: Vintage Single 2 (SV2)
  • Neck: Vintage Single 5 Overwound (SV5O)

The Hybrid Convertible Set combines the great split tone and powerful, clear normal tone of our Convertible with the versatile Strat tones of our Texas Blues Set. Combine this set with a push pot to actuate the Silent Split and a blender pot for fantastic neck/bridge tones and you have a set with go to single coil and a unique humbucker tone in the bridge. <product link>...