Monday, January 21, 2013
Upgrading a Pickup on an Electric Guitar
Anyway, the basic process should be the same for most electric guitars, although on some models, accessing the pickup may require an additional step or two. I’ll try to make a point of mentioning that at the appropriate time.
This is the same guitar that I just upgraded the tuners on (you can see that blog post right here: http://diystrat.blogspot.com/2013/01/upgrading-electric-guitar-tuners.html)
Here is the patient:
Let’s deal with the wiring first so that we don’t have a pickup dangling from the front if we do that part first.
First we remove the back cover:
Here’s a handy chart courtesy of Seymour Duncan (as with all images, click to enlarge):