I did it on a bass I defretted and modded. I
did a real quick and dirty job, but it works
great. ("quiet as a mouse")
Time from when I started taking strings off til
after I tuned it up and checked the noise on
an amp was 25 minutes.
I know that everyone is so neat and everything.
They only want copper tape, but why?
Aluminum actually works better than copper for
shielding. They put aluminum shielding over the
copper shielding in audio electronics because it
works better. Look it up.
I took some heavy duty aluminum foil and just
stuck it down in the cavity and screwed a ground
wire to it which I soldered to ground. No glue, no
I got a nice quiet fretless bass,
You can use Elmers or any contact glue for the
pickguard. A screw with a ground wire would need
to contact the pickguard shielding. I didn't use any,
as you can see,