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robert

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Repairing a '63 Fender pickup
« on: May 16, 2013, 02:59:53 PM »

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Re: Repairing a '63 Fender pickup
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2013, 03:20:53 PM »
Looks like a Rory Gallagher model...LOL!!

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Re: Repairing a '63 Fender pickup
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2013, 03:58:26 PM »
Poor guy had his '63 strat land neck down on the ground... luckily it could be repaired.

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Re: Repairing a '63 Fender pickup
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2013, 07:30:58 PM »
I once had to do a similar repair on one of those (dead due to an internal open), but it didn't look that bad. Caught hell doing it too.

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Re: Repairing a '63 Fender pickup
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2013, 01:32:57 AM »
I'm sure that thin wire gets pretty brittle, and if it is coated even worse. I've never seen that much gunk & corrosion on a pickup, but then I have never worked on older vintage stuff either. When I first saw the photo, the story about Rory Gallagher's Strat being tossed into a ditch came to mind.

Yeah Robert that would be a real bummer, but it could have been much worse.

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Re: Repairing a '63 Fender pickup
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2013, 12:55:18 AM »
It's been around the block a time or two...