aging or changing the color of the bobbin?

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  1. jasonechoi

    jasonechoi Member

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    Hey folks,
    I was wondering if anyone knew or had experience changing the color of the bobbin on the pickup? Is there any method to do this without buying a whole new pickup? Thanks.
     
  2. Sam Evans

    Sam Evans Compliance Officer Gold Supporting Member

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    What material is used for your bobbin? What color are you wanting?

    SE
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  3. jasonechoi

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    I have 2 Seymour Duncan, JB and something else. Both are white. I wanted off-white, aged, mint, or cream.
     
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    tea of whatever color you want. you want green use green tea.

    coffee for cream etc
     
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    Thanks for your help. How would I go about doing this? Should I remove and separate everything? What about the magnetic poles? Sorry, I'm not that familiar with this process.
     
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    Take the bobbins off the PU, don't get the PU itself wet. use a cold or hot mix of tea or coffee. soak to taste...
     
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