#1
Hey everyone

I'm working on fixing up an Yngwie Malmsteen Strat, but I'm having a problem. I'm not well versed on Strats (or technical hardware stuff with guitars in general), so I'm not sure if this problem is universal to all of them. After I put the new pickguard on, the pickups are loose, they just seem to fall forward when the guitar is held a certain way. I took a picture...



Any ideas?
Last edited by Hippiemanguy420 at Oct 1, 2010,
#2
Sounds to me like you've missed out the spring that should go between the pickguard and the pickup on the inside.

Should look very vaguely like this:



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#3
There is a spring or elastic bushing that goes between the pickguard and the pickup itself on Stratocasters. I think you're missing that. You can goto a hardware store and pick some up anywhere.