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    Default Mounting short legged pickup in my Franky

    Does anyone have any tips, besides performing surgery on the pickup to change it to a long legged baseplate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ledvedder View Post
    Does anyone have any tips, besides performing surgery on the pickup to change it to a long legged baseplate?

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    I have a FU-Tone PMS in my old Franky. It's not cheap but it works.

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    You can use foam under the pickup to give it some height. I've got some under one of my Franks. You use slightly longer screws to a just the height. It works well.

    Here is a pic or two of one of my Franks with the EVH Frank pup in it.


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    My son painted a block of wood the same red as the guitar and glued it in the pick up cavity to raise the short legged pick up. He cut it to match the profile of the pick up so it isn't noticeable.
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    I shimmed mine with a paint stirrer which I cut to size and glued 2 of them together. Although the foam option above sounds a lot easier, I wish I would have thought of that!
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