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100moody100

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Installing a Pickup into Les Paul
« on: December 31, 2005, 03:07:23 PM »
hi there, i think this one is wot this site is all about. i am getting a new BK humbucker pickup and i need to know how to wire it to my les paul at the bridge position. does anyone know a good website where it gives a video or instructions on how to install a pickup to a les paul, cheers

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Installing a Pickup into Les Paul
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2005, 05:12:40 PM »
the seymour duncan site has a lot of wiring diagrams, i believe they now have a video up too. www.seymourduncan.com i assume
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« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2005, 07:59:55 PM »
Its pretty easy to do. Just unsolder the wires from the current pickup, and put the new ones in the same positions! You dont really need a diagram, it is pretty easy, although I had problems with the solder sticking to the back of a pot, you just need to rough it up a bit with some sandpaper!

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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2006, 09:40:27 PM »
There's videos of how to install pickups here http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/how_to_install_a_pu.shtml
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Installing a Pickup into Les Paul
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2006, 01:38:14 PM »
You can always call me anytime if you get stuck and I'll talk you through.
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