Gibson Midtown pickup rings?

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  1. seratone

    seratone Junior Member

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    Interested if the Midtown has pickup rings that would be same size as a Les Paul - I realize the top is less arched than, let's say a 335. I found a Midtown on Local classified but the bright white pickups rings and other accessories - I would prefer - need to be swapped out to black.

    Anyone know where you can get replacement rings for a Midtown?
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    The Midtown has a flat top
     
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    PierM Premium Member

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    Rings code for the Midtown it's the same used for the USA Les Pauls, SG, Explorers etc etc..... since Gibson does not produce native arched rings. They are all flat. If the body is gently carved they can bend naturally around the shape of the belly. If the carve is extreme, then you may need to sand the ring bottom to follow the carve. In your case you have no problems at all, since top is flat and rings are flat.

    https://www.thomann.de/it/gibson_hu...?ref=search_rslt_gibson+pickup+rings_184777_1

    https://www.thomann.de/it/gibson_hu...?ref=search_rslt_gibson+pickup+rings_184771_4
     
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    MSB Senior Member

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    they're flat tops and any Gibson branded rings or "non arched" rings will work. I did this to my red midtown so it had black plastics
     
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  5. seratone

    seratone Junior Member

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    Merci folks!
     

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