Pickup help!

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by davey86, May 13, 2012.


  1. davey86

    davey86

    May 13, 2012
    Hey everyone!
    I'm after some advice.

    I have a Squier Affinity P-Bass, and my pickguard got broken, so I have bought this http://www.amazon.com/Fender-13-Hole-Standard-Pickguard-Black/dp/B000RW2DLA

    While it fits my bass great, the only problem I'm having is the pick ups - they do not fit at all. Can anyone recommend some pick ups that would fit? Its just frustrating, as I thought that all pickups were the same size!

    Many thanks in advance for anyones help/advice.
     
  2. LarryO

    LarryO

    Apr 4, 2004
    dremel tool
     
  3. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY

    What larryo means is cut the pg hole bigger. You can use files or a dremel.
     
  4. georgestrings

    georgestrings Inactive

    Nov 5, 2005

    Yeah, it's not uncommon to have to "hog out" the holes for the pickups when fitting a new PG... Files are your best bet here - flat and half round... Take your time, and you'll be OK - it's not that hard...


    - georgestrings
     
  5. davey86

    davey86

    May 13, 2012
    Thank you all for your help! I'll get some tomorrow and give it a go!
     
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