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Cost of having someone replace pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by a e i o u, Feb 17, 2004.

  1. If i were to buy a used bass that had pickups that were old and weak, and I wanted to replace them with a nice pair of good pickups, how much would it cost for a shop to do this for me? I know nothing about electronics so Id have to have the shop do it.
  2. natasmi


    Apr 30, 2002
    Hi, not sure what a shop charges but if you can use a soldering iron you can do it yourself. It's very easy, I live in CT, if you were a little closer I'd do it free, well maybe a beer.
  3. thetaurus


    May 28, 2002
    Muncy, PA
    i changed the pickups in my jazz by myself, and i had never soldered anything before.


    check out this article to get a start. i was going to have someone else install mine, but they wanted $45/pickup to do it. there's no way i was paying that much. and it's really not all that hard to do. that's what i'd say to do.

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