To change pickups would this SG have to be rewired?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by Mikey2201, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. Mikey2201

    Mikey2201 Member

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    I opened up the rear panel of my SG to see this .....
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    To change pickups would this entire guitar have to be rewired given that they are plugged into a circuit board?
     
  2. rockinlespaul

    rockinlespaul Member

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    I would gut all that and rewire it.
     
  3. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    Me too, since the fist thing you wanna do is lose those 300k volumes for some 500k audio pots.

    I'd actually do that before changing pickups, you might discover that you like the stock ones once you hear them as they should sound.
     
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