#1
ok so....i want to get new pickups, but not a whole new guitar. problem is, i honestly dont no if u can get new pickups. i looked down my pickup sorta hole then there was wires attached to the pickups. do i need to no ne thing about changing pickups?
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#3
right, soldering is required. Indefinatly.

I wouldn't recomend doing it without any experience but here goes anyway.

First of get a wiring diagram for what pickups you have and what pickups you want.
Depending on your guitar, open up where your knobs, pickup switch etc is, (on a strat, take the pickguard off, on a lespaul its on the back)
then determine which wires go to your current pickups, this isn't hard, but make a note on where they came from just in case.
Then, when you get your new pickups, they should come with a wiring diagram, if not, i advise looking on the seymour duncan website.
Solder the wires where they should go, and if all is done correctly, they should work
and thats all there is too it.
#4
yea. All u would need is a screwdriver, a slodering iron, solder, stuff to take the current solder off (idk the name), some extra wire maybe, and the pickups (of course). so apart from the pickups, its a somewhat cheap job. just make sure u kno how to solder.
#5
Quote by gigson111
ok so....i want to get new pickups, but not a whole new guitar. problem is, i honestly dont no if u can get new pickups. i looked down my pickup sorta hole then there was wires attached to the pickups. do i need to no ne thing about changing pickups?

Well, one thing you need to know is that changing your pickups doesn't change your tone THAT much - especially if you have a mediocre or sub-par amp.
An amp has a way bigger effect on your tone. I'd wait until you upgrade your amp.