my dad is going to be soldering a pickup into my guitar for me, but were wondering if there is a special guitar solder your supposed to use or, just a certain type? any help is appreciate, thanks
If you guitar is RoHS compliant, use lead-free solder. If not, stick with regular solder.
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Just use electronics solder, it can be picked up at any radio shack. You do not want plumbers solder.
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Just replace my humbucker yesterday. Used 60/40 rosin core solder. Worked like a charm! What ever you do, do NOT use acid core. It is for plumbing and will corrode your electronics.
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And don't use solder that has the water soluble flux in it. It washes off nicely, but it corrodes as well if you don't wash it off completely.