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PUP Covers - Squier Bullet Mustang

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by TBOT, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. TBOT

    TBOT TDPRI Member

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    I posted this over at Offset Guitars. Not a lot of folks on there tonight.
    Thought it was worth a shot here.

    Got a Bullet Mustang in Surf Green.
    It is a worthy backup to my MIM Mustang.
    But, I prefer the look of covered buckers. I’m okay with no hole covers. So, no need to worry about lining up the pole pieces.
    Anyone know some that will fit?
    All the Squier site says for specs on the pups are “Standard Humbucking.”
    The online vendors don’t have any more info.

    I wonder if wide range covers would fit. I wonder if FMIC covers are all the same size? Not trying to slap a Fender logo on some Squier pups. Just trying to cover these things!
     
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  2. Joe Sailor

    Joe Sailor Tele-Afflicted

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    I googled Green Bullet Mustang and got IMG_4819.JPG
    But no humbuckers on that one.
    Thinking IMG_4820.JPG
    Very nice.
    On eBay most sellers for covers have dimensions.
    Some have mounting holes in the middle. IMG_4822.JPG
    Most are just rectangular and would need hot glue to stick on?
    I agree, Mustangs need covered pickups.
     
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  3. Zepfan

    Zepfan Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

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    Stewmac now has Nickle-Silver "no-hole" covers for regular sized HB's in Chrome, Nickle and Gold.
     
  4. studio1087

    studio1087 Telefied Silver Supporter

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    The covers often have square cover corners while the pickups have Round corners. The covers sometimes don't fit. I went through this with a Squier Jagmaster. I decided not to cut into the pickgaurd to accommodate the square cover corners.

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    You can buy these from Stewmac or eBay cheap but the corners are trouble. Good luck. I try to put chrome covers on everything. I like dressed up pickups. I appreciate what you're going for.
     
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  5. optofonik

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    Did you ever find covers that would drop in?
     
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  6. TBOT

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    Thanks for all the replies y’all.
    No, I never found some that would drop in. I bought some that didn’t fit. And then gave it up! I’ve learned to live with these bare buckers.
     
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    how do you like the pickups themselves? sound good? i'm thinking about getting one of these guitars to tinker with. thanks
     
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