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Hopeful Sinner
03-05-2013, 10:08 AM
I have a set of gold McCarty pickups in my SE Santana and I want to switch the pole piece screws with some nickel covered ones I have.

So, my question is this; Is it as simple as just swapping the screws or are there other factors like height etc to consider?

I apologize for the remedial nature of my question and also appreciate any help....

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03-05-2013, 11:16 AM
Just do them one at a time, Jon. I've done this 3 - 4 times without incident.

There are some who suggest the angle of the screw head matters. That's voodoo to me. Screw height is a factor with measurable results.

Hopeful Sinner
03-05-2013, 11:31 AM
Thank you good sir!!!