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pickup mounting

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by kjbrowne, Jul 11, 2005.


  1. kjbrowne

    kjbrowne

    Jun 14, 2005
    Florida
    Does anyone know what size screw to use when mounting a scpb pickup directly into the body?
     
  2. luknfur

    luknfur

    Jan 14, 2004
    DIXIE
    FWIW:

    what is an scpb pickup?
     
  3. kjbrowne

    kjbrowne

    Jun 14, 2005
    Florida
    single coil p bass
     
  4. luknfur

    luknfur

    Jan 14, 2004
    DIXIE
    FWIW:

    a woodscrew's pretty much a wood screw functionally. Most pup screws are #6 or 8. Length can vary from bass to bass and preference string spacing but at minimum pup thickness at the tower + pad + about 3/16" into the bass. You want a rounded phillips head ideally that drops through the tower hole and is snug but no drag which would cut into the tower.

    Home depot or Ace hardware may have a screw that will work but getting the length and rounded head may be a problem cause it doesn't really suit any home application at that size. GC or the like may have pup screws, I've never asked.