Holy shit!! It worked!!
I ended up using 2.5cm (1in) pins with 8mm (1/4in) of pin sticking into the neck.
I managed to make the holes snug enough - the pin would only go inside with like low-medium hammer tapping.
The neck doesn't move sideways at all.
Really pleased with the results!!
Well that's disappointing...
I don't expect huge output out of it - just not PAF low output.
And I would certainly expect more attack. Oh well..
BTW the Suhr Alrich set is a killer set - absolutely perfect for its intended purpose.
I have a set and it won't go anywhere.
I am not looking for...
Thank you so much for the reply.
Nothing wrong with the JB. It does what it does fine. Just want to change the tonality and lower the output of that guitar for better cleanup. Plus, if I need high output, I tend to turn to ceramic optioins.
I've tried to put vintage style PAF repros in a...
I've tried that - it didn't solve the problem entirely.
There is still some side to side play. Too large pocket maybe?
Maybe I'm too attached to my set-neck guitars, i don't know.
But I would surely like my bolt-ons to have zero neck play.
So I was watching this the other day:
At about 02:30, Grover Jackson explains and shows the dowels that are inserted between the neck and neck pocket.
I am intrigued and would like to try that to a Squier Tele that could use a bit more stability at that point.
I ultimately intend to proceed to...
Yeah they are supossed to be wound in-house, since apparently Grover Jackson has great experience in pickup winding, starting fron the Charvel - Jackson days.
I started this thread because all I could find was raving reviews by owners of Friedman top-dollar guitars.
I was really hoping someone...
I have done this once or twice and seems to work fine:
After the magnet swap, I have everything on the worktable ready to go.
I heat the "naked" pickup slightly to ensure good mechanical connection.
Then I hit the inside of the cover wit the hair dryer, put the pickup in and let it cool a bit...
I've put the gotoh ge1996t in my rg550, which had an originale edge.
The gotoh posts fit right in and they are still locking.
The sound may have changed a bit, but nothing too noticeable.
I figured they should be good since brands like Suhr use them all the time.
Well if you're going for the '64-'65 sound, I guess you should go for a set of prat# style pickups. Rewind and Brandonwound come to mind for these - Brandonwound being good bang for the buck.
All that said, I highly suggest you to check the Tyson Tone Deacons set (previously dabbed TTL-2). THE...