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Username: mica

Post Number: 7387
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 1:17 pm:   Edit Post

Springless Pickup Height Adjustment

The pickup height is governed by four screws, two upper and two lower. The lower screws set the height of the pickup and the upper screws keep the pickup from falling out. There are no springs in our pickup mounting system.

Some advantages to the springless system are that if you need to remove and reinstall the pickup, the replacement pickup will drop in at exactly the same height as the original pickup. Also, when you remove the pickup, the springs in conventional mounting schemes tend to go flying out all over the place and can be hard to replace if lost. This type of pickup mounting is rigid and allows the edge of the pickup to be used as a thumbrest.

When you want to change the pickup height:

1. Loosen the two upper screws.
2. Adjust the height of the lower screws to where you prefer.
3. Tighten the upper screws enough to secure the pickup in place, just enough to hold the pickup snugly.

Use some amount of care when adjusting pickup height because if you overtighten the top screws, you could possibly crack the pickup housing.

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