How much would putting active pickups in my guitar cost?
I just bought a new guitar and wanted to switch out the generic humbucker pups for some Seymour Duncan blackouts and was wondering how much it would cost to have it done at guitar center or at a local shop. i was considering trying it myself but Im afraid that i will end up messing up since i haven't learned anything about switching out pick ups.
Asked By: asbloodrunsblack27 - 5/23/2011
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The pickups themselves cost $180... closer to $200 if you want the signature pups... More
Answered By: Adam D - 5/24/2011
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ABOUT $150.00 AND YES LEAVE IT TO THE PRO'S. tHERE ARE POLARITY ISSUES, RESISTANCE AND LOTS OF OTHER ISSUES YOU WILL BE GLAD YOU ALLOWED THEM TO SOLVE. GOOD LUCK AND GOOD PLAYING.
Answered By: singeronthenet - 5/23/2011
Uh... the cost of the pickups? Maybe a little more if you need to buy any soldering equipment or other components, but 90% of the cost is the pickups... More
Answered By: LucasMan - 5/23/2011
Im going to disagree with both answerers to some extent. I think Sintheron is in the ball park of the prices, but there is not a lot of technical issues going on. As far as Lucasman saying its $20 to do it, no way. It takes me about an hour at least to convert a guitar from passives to actives... More
Answered By: Walter - 5/24/2011
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