Painting a pickup cover

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by llldino, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. llldino


    Dec 16, 2012

    I have stock pickups in my MIM Jazz, and I wanted white covers on them instead of black ones. I understand that you can purchase these things using the wonders of the internet, but the frugal spender in me is looking for other options.

    Has anyone attempted this? Am I crazy? If not, how would you go about doing this? Will a sand and a few coats of spray paint accomplish this?
  2. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products
    You can get something like Krylon Fusion paint for plastic. But keep in mind that if the strings rub on the pickups the paint will come off eventually.
  3. llldino


    Dec 16, 2012
    Noice. Thank you very much
  4. Yeah, everyone seems to prefer the Krylon paint for doing this.