Modding my Fender FSR blacktop

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  1. aj_efff

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    So I finally ended up finding a guitar I fell in love with. My MIM Fender FSR Blacktop in a seafoam green color. But there are a few things I wanted to do to it to make it a bit more personal, and also know if it would work with this guitar. So I figured I would ask here.

    Right now, this is what it looks like:

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    I would love to get rid of the big ugly bridge system thats on it now and add one of these half ash tray bridges with some brass compensated saddles:

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    Is this something that can be done to this guitar with the way that its been made?

    I would also like to do away with the neck pickup and get a new pick guard that just has room for a bridge pickup, and leading into that I would only want a control plate with a single volume knob.

    If anyone has any good recommendations on what bridges and saddles I should go with please let me know, same for the pick guard. Still kinda new to this.
     
  2. monty

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    The Wilky bridge should fit right on, and they are good quality.
     
  3. aj_efff

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    Awesome, thats good to know. Its the one I was planning on getting.
     
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    how were you planning on mounting the bridge pickup when you change the bridge plate? you gonna get a custom pickguard?
     
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    I have one of those! Absolutely beautiful finish. Congratulations.
     
  7. aj_efff

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    Thanks, I have a 4 screw bridge, and this wilkinson fit on perfectly.


    Nope, I plan on mounting it to the body. Still not sure if I want to attempt this or have a tech do it.



    Thanks, I am a big fan of ugly obnoxiously colored guitars lol. This one is actually quite normal compared to the neon green ibanez I used to have.
     

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