#1
Is there a place where I can buy a pickguard (Strat) that already comes with pups and switches pre-soldered in it. I know Ebay, but I'd rather buy new. I'm looking for basicly a mirror pickguard to with a H-S-S combination.
To be honest, I don't exactly care what pickups are in it, as long as they are usable. I'm doing this purely for asthetics and I don't want to put my white pickups in the mirror pickguard. Also, I'd have to buy a soldering iron, then actually solder them, too much effort just to get it looking good.

Thanks in advance
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#2
it would probably be better to buy the pickguard and just buy new covers for the pickups, rather than paying for new pickups. If you just replace the covers, you dont need to soder anything, the pickups just screw into the pickguard.
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#4
Why not just get a new pickguard and get some pickups you like?
Wiring a pickguard is a trivial matter.
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#5
^but getting a soldering gun is a financial matter for him. guitarfetish gots some stuff.
#6
Dude, it's no more than 10 dollars for a sufficient soldering iron, that can be used over and over again.
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#8
Yeah you can buy soldering irons for under £5, and you can learn how to solder. Soon you'll be soldering everything, guitars, radios, nachos, whatever floats your boat. It's a good skill to develop.

You could just change the covers, as suggested, or you could paint the current covers (this might scratch off, but it's cheap).
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#9
Well, if it's that easy to solder I guess I'll give it a shot. I would have had to learn someday. Guitar Fetish doesn't have one I want, though they do seem incredibly cheap. Oh well, it'll save me some money in the future, not having to pay to get pickups installed and such.
Thanks for the input
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"I'd like a Big Mac and a Coke plz"
"Do you want fries with that sir?"
"No i want an RG7620 to go with it, no ketchup, Vampire Kiss finish"


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#10
Even a pre-loaded pickguard will have to be soldered to the outputjack, so you'll have to buy a soldering iron anyway
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#11
^Right, didn't think about that
I guess I don't have any other choice then.
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"I'd like a Big Mac and a Coke plz"
"Do you want fries with that sir?"
"No i want an RG7620 to go with it, no ketchup, Vampire Kiss finish"


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who is ozzy? must not have made that much of an impact ya douche

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#12
Yup, just go to radio shack and pick up like a 10 dollar 30 watt soldering iron, a spool of solder, and a desoldering braid. It will be probably right around 20-30 bucks if not less, great skill to learn btw.