Pickup Mounting Ring Height

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Pickup Mounting Ring Height

Postby microzyma » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:10 pm

My SC90 has two short pickup mounting rings for front and back pickups. I am going to install a PAF repro and am wondering if I should buy the same height rings for the new pickup. Reason I ask is that I noticed Les Pauls use a tall one for the bridge pickup. Thanks!

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Re: Pickup Mounting Ring Height

Postby spudmunkey » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:16 pm

I imagine Les Pauls use a tall one for the bridge pickup because the neck is angled back, and the bridge is so tall.

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Re: Pickup Mounting Ring Height

Postby Doctor Turn » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:57 am

Bingo. I'd imagine the SC is a pretty straight neck versus the body, so there's no need to push the pup way up off the body to get within striking distance of string vibes.
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