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Neck pickup ring template

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by choosebronze, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. choosebronze

    choosebronze TDPRI Member Ad Free Member

    Feb 25, 2010
    Fullerton, CA
    Hey guys... I know places like stewmac sell pickup mounting rings for the tele neck pickup, but I have a bunch of pickguard material sitting around and I wanted to just cut my own. Just wondering if anyone has a template for a ring like that?

    Thanks so much.
  2. caytele

    caytele Tele-Meister

    May 26, 2008
    Grand Cayman,Cayman Islds
    ...i do them 'free hand'..trace out the pickup cutout using a pre-existing tele pickguard, once you have that shape, then free hand around the cutout shape with a marker that you can erase..I use a very small drill to trace out the outside/inside dimensions, then use a dremel to clean up...if you are careful, it will come out quite nicely...
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