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Drilling a new batter compartment

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Tash, Feb 25, 2005.


  1. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    What's the best way to approach this? I'm assuming this falls into the "Don't Try This At Home" category right? I want to put a pair of EMG Active in my bass and all the good models call for an 18v power supply. This means I need a second battery, but where do I put it?
     
  2. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
    what kind of bass is it?
     
  3. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
    is there any room in the control cavity?
    Do you have decent woodworking skills? Do you have a router? You can route for a double battery box, which you can get at places like StewMac. You'd also have to drill a small hole in the new cavity for the wires. To have it done by a pro shouldn't cost too much..it's a pretty straight forward job.
     
  4. jja412

    jja412 Fine gear enthusiast

    Feb 2, 2004
    St. Louis
    Stewmac will have the battery box and the router template. If you wish, you can also buy the router bit from them. If you know your way around a router, this is an easy deal... If not - let someone more qualified do it.
     
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    You will get better responses to this in Setup. Moved.