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Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement

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  1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Loosen the Strings: adım 1, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Loosen the Strings: adım 1, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Loosen the Strings: adım 1, 3 resimden 3.
    • Start by loosening the strings. This is done by turning the tuning knob until the string has lost tension.

    • Repeat this for all six strings on the guitar.

  2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Strings from the Tuning Pegs: adım 2, 2 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Strings from the Tuning Pegs: adım 2, 2 resimden 2.
    • Be mindful of the string ends. They may be sharp and could puncture your skin.

    • It may be necessary to use pliers to remove string ends from the tuning peg.

  3. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Strings from the Bridge: adım 3, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Strings from the Bridge: adım 3, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Strings from the Bridge: adım 3, 3 resimden 3.
    • After removing the strings from the tuning pegs, slide the strings through the bridge and out of the back of the guitar.

    • If the twists in the string ends are in the way, use wire cutters to snip them off. This will allow the heavier strings to pass through the bridge easier.

  4. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Knobs: adım 4, 1 resimden 1.
    • While it is not necessary to remove the potentiometer knobs in order to remove the pickguard, it is much easier to remove them while the pickguard is attached to the guitar.

    • The knobs are removed simply by pulling up on them. Be mindful not to pry too much, as older components may feel stuck at first, and you do not want to break the pickguard, knob, or potentiometer.

  5. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Selector Switch Cap: adım 5, 2 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Selector Switch Cap: adım 5, 2 resimden 2.
    • As with the knobs, the switch cap may be removed prior to removing the pickguard.

    • Grip the cap firmly, and pull up to remove it from the switch. Be aware that the switch may move, and to be careful so that you do not break it.

  6. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 6, 2 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 6, 2 resimden 2.
    • Once the cap and knobs have been removed, you may begin removing the screws around the perimeter of the pickguard.

    • Do not remove the screws on the electronics.

  7. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Pickguard: adım 7, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Pickguard: adım 7, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Remove the Pickguard: adım 7, 3 resimden 3.
    • Gently lift up on the pickguard. With the screws removed, it should be loose, and easily pulled off of the guitar body.

    • Carefully rotate the pickguard away from the guitar. Notice the electronics. There is a wire that runs through the body to the output jack.

  8. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Pickups: adım 8, 2 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Pickups: adım 8, 2 resimden 2.
    • Lay the pickguard back down on the guitar body. Take a wrench and unfasten the nuts around the potentiometer posts.

    • Using a screwdriver, remove the screws that secure the selector switch.

  9. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 9, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 9, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 9, 3 resimden 3.
    • Remove the screws from the pickups. The screw may not back out all of the way. When you feel it release, move on to the next screw.

    • Once both screws have been freed, you may pull them out of the pickguard.

    • Repeat this for all of the pickups.

  10. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 10, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 10, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 10, 3 resimden 3.
    • Now that the electronics have been freed, you may remove the pickguard.

    • Be aware of the pickup retainer springs. These are to ensure that the pickup remains at a proper distance from the strings when it is attached to the pickguard.

  11. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 11, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 11, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement: adım 11, 3 resimden 3.
    • Heat up a pen-tip, soldering iron and lightly touch the solder on the end of the pickup wire.

    • Gently pull on the pickup wire while melting the solder.

    • After the wire is separated from the selector switch, remove any broken wire strands in the leftover solder with needle-nose pliers, while still heating the solder.

  12. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Strip New Pickup Wire: adım 12, 2 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Strip New Pickup Wire: adım 12, 2 resimden 2.
    • Use wire cutters to strip about 1/2" of shielding off the wire.

  13. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Solder the Pickup Wire: adım 13, 3 resimden 1. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Solder the Pickup Wire: adım 13, 3 resimden 2. Fender Starcaster Pickups Replacement, Solder the Pickup Wire: adım 13, 3 resimden 3.
    • Coat the tip of your soldering iron with new rosin core solder.

    • Heat the wire and coat the exposed pickup wire with a small amount of solder - thus "Tinning" the wire.

    • Melt the solder that is still on the selector switch terminal and quickly remove the excess solder from the terminal. Wrap the tinned wire around the terminal to make a good mechanical connection, before you solder.

    • Press the tip of the soldering iron onto the pickup wire and terminal. Add a little solder, until the solder melts and molds around the wire and terminal. Don't add too much solder (Solder Blob)!

    • Let the solder joint cool and become solid.

    • Lightly tug on the pickup wire to test the strength of the solder connection.

    • If the connection appears solid, reassemble the pickguard in reverse order.

Sonuç

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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