#1
Hello all,

I recently had a new bridge pickup installed into my guitar, a Bill and Becky 500xl, but the pickup sits so close to my strings that when I pull back on the whammy bar that my low E string will actually touch the pickup.

I was wondering how to go about fixing this problem. I was thinking either remove the shield around the pickup( since it is shielded) therefore making is sit a bit lower,or, somehow making the pickup cavity a bit deeper.

Any suggestions?


Thanks
#3
Yeah, i tried that. Its like almost like the pickup is too big for the cavity.
#4
What kind of guitar is it? Is the cavity simply not deep enough? Or is the width too small, keeping it from fitting into the cavity?
#5
Its a dean ML. And it appears as if the cavity is not deep enough for the pickup.
#7
I cant really bend the legs becouse the pickup is encased in a chrome sheild. I dont really feel like drilling into my guitar to make it fit, so i was thinking maybe about getting the pickup sheild removed (since it is quite large) so it sits lower.

Eh?
#8
Did you end up with a pickup with extended legs? A lot have 2 different lengths available.
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