Common Installation Mistakes

 

Fine Tuning

Bridge: You will have best results if the bass side (wound strings) of the pickup is closer to the strings and you back away the treble side (plain strings), slightly – BODY OF PICKUP-NOT POLE SCREWS.


Neck: You will have best results if the treble side (plain strings) of the pickup is closer to the strings and you back away the bass side (wound strings), slightly – BODY OF PICKUP-NOT POLE SCREWS.

 

Pole Screw Height Adjustment

Are the pole screws set as delivered from the factory?


Keep pole screws closer to the body of the pickup, rather than closer to the strings. It is better to raise the pickup body closer to the strings, rather than the pole screws.

 

 Pickup Pole Screw Spacing

 

 

Pickup Placement

 Are the pickups installed to the correct height in relation to the strings?

 

 Pickup Screw Height Adjustment     Bass Pole Screw Height

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