#1
I am not a very technical person though I've been playing guitar for around 8 years and have always used one guitar but I was thinking of changing the pickups on my guitar. The guitar I have is an Ibanez GRGR170DX and I wanted to change the pickup. to a Seymour Duncan Blackout AHB-3. I don't know if I can and even I can, how to do it.. Anybody help? Thank you
#2
You'll change pickups and pots, and you'll need room in the control cavity for a 9V battery. If you don't have room, you'll need to rout a space on the back of the guitar for a battery box.
#3
I mean I understand what you mean by pots but I don't really know where I would place the 9V battery I mean I am just about able to put a 9V batter where my pots are and the selector switch to select the pickups.. I took two pictures to show you what I mean..
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#4
You also have to get another input jack, because actives require a stereo jack to act as the on/off switch

you can route a space for a 9v battery, they make holders like this
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#5
Wait, what do you mean by a stereo jack? Do you mean a different lead? Also, If I get a 9V battery holder, does that mean I need to make new space for the holder?? Because I don't think I can fit the holder in spaces that's already in the guitar.. I'm sorry if I sound really stupid.. I'm okay at playing guitar but I literally know nothing technical about a guitar.. The most technical I can do is change my string and that's all.. Sorry
#6
no the leads are the same but the jack on the guitar needs to be a stereo type


see there are 3 tabs to solder wires to, the one on your guitar now only has 2 tabs to solder to.

If you get EMG's you can get the entire wiring harness that requires no soldering at all. This is not the kit you would need, but it shows you how it has plugs on the ends so it is extremely easy to do yourself
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2013 G&L ASAT Deluxe
2009 Epiphone G-400 (SH-4)
Marshall JCM2000 DSL100
Krank 1980 Jr 20watt
Krank Rev 4x12 (eminence V12)
GFS Greenie/Digitech Bad Monkey
Morley Bad Horsie 2
MXR Smart Gate
#7
Quote by Robbgnarly


If you get EMG's you can get the entire wiring harness that requires no soldering at all. This is not the kit you would need, but it shows you how it has plugs on the ends so it is extremely easy to do yourself


Just don't let Homieland Security catch you with this stuff...