String spacing/pickup alignment question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by growlysound, Sep 2, 2005.

  1. growlysound


    Jul 7, 2005
    I have a 51 P knockoff , and was thinking I could route open a space for a MM bridge pickup.

    Does anyone know if the string spacing on the P is too wide/narrow to make this work?

    Many thanks in advance!
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Should be about the same. I'd be more worried about what it looked like, though. To get it in the same spot as a MM, I think you'd have to cut the pickguard and the pickup would be half in the pickguard and half in the wood, which would look hideous.