nocaster black plastic selector switch keeps falling off

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  1. usc96

    usc96 Member

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    I love my nocaster, but I have one complaint. The black plastic pickup selector switch cap keeps falling off. Does anyone know of an aftermarket product or suggestion for remedying this problem? Thanks. :AOK
     
  2. TanquerayCowboy

    TanquerayCowboy Senior Member

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    Short of dropping some glue inside the switch tip, try what I did: wrap a small piece of paper around the selector, then push the tip on. Should do it.
     
  3. bluesrules

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    Wrap a small piece of black tape around the metal switch and push on plastic tip. I'll be sticky and then dry to keep it in place!
     
  4. finnster

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    try a little piece of hockey tape. it gets sticky and stays that way. My Tele does the same thing...annoying.
     
  5. Csapo

    Csapo Gold Supporting Member

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    I had the same issue with my Nocaster Relic.

    I used clear nail polish and have not had a problem since. If I do ever need to remove the barrel tip, it won't be too hard to do.
     
  6. LZ_69

    LZ_69 Member

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    On my strat I just pinched the metal switch tab with some pliers till there was a little burr for the switch to grab onto.
     
  7. bluesjuke

    bluesjuke Disrespected Elder

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    That's a good solution.
    Fortunately I don't have this problem on mine.
     
  8. FloridaSam

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    Same Problem. Tape or nail polish both worked well for me.
     
  9. Amplite

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    I finally solved that problem....
    My tip never falls out of the case!!!
     
  10. 8Painting

    8Painting Member

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    I lucked out on my old tele, it was impossible to take off!
     
  11. Bob V

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    Works with wire cutters too.
     
  12. Dave Orban

    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    This or tape have done the trick, for mine.
     

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