#1
It's me again.

How would I go about installing a new pickup? I checked the FAQs but they had nothing.

THX 4 the help!
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#2
google them

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#3
Lets do you want to put in a pickup that has to have a hole routeed or just install one to replace your originals.
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#4
With some brands like EMG it's quite simple: screw in all the electronics in the cavity, put in the pickups, then plug the pickups into the electronics with the connector.

In most cases however soldering is involved. I recommend a 40W iron with a chisel tip and .032" solder.
#5
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google them

and your done!


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I've got a Dean Edge '09...
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#6
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With some brands like EMG it's quite simple: screw in all the electronics in the cavity, put in the pickups, then plug the pickups into the electronics with the connector.

In most cases however soldering is involved. I recommend a 40W iron with a chisel tip and .032" solder.


EMGs still require soldering.
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#8
Unscrew and unsolder the old pickup. Feed the wires of the new pickup into the cavity, solder the correct wires to where the old ones came off, screw the pickup in.

However, if you didn't get a direct replacement, you need a router.
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#9
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EMGs still require soldering.


Actually some of them come with their own pots and just swap them and plug them in. No soldering required.
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#10
You can get something like this: http://www.emginc.com/displayproducts.asp?section=Bass&categoryid=25

It would come with everything pre-wired and it just needs to be fitted. When I get round to making my own bass one day I'll probably use one of these just because it's easier than doing myself. Problem is it doesn't have any EQ and would probably be a pain to stick one in as its all prewired. Not sure though.
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#11
Also soldering isnt that difficuly i would even recomend spending dome money on getting spare pots to practis e on and stuff. Just dont over heat anything.
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Fender MIA jazz bass
Hora Hybrid double bass
Hartke lh 500
Ev 606L
Epiphone les paul