Broken Bridge Pick-up

Discussion in 'Japanese Vintage Squiers' started by Edged, May 4, 2021.

  1. Edged

    Edged Squier Talker

    May 6, 2020
    Wincanton, UK
    Hi, would anyone know someone or somewhere where I can get my Bridge Pick-up repaired on my 1983 '62, Squire please? one of the wires from the coil is broken and needs some micro surgery
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  2. hrstrat57

    hrstrat57 Squier-Meister

    Aug 18, 2020
    Rhode Island
  3. Angry Possum

    Angry Possum A Psychotic 6 String Collector Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 30, 2019
    Squier Town NY
    Can you go online and see how to do a repair yourself, just saying. Maybe some YouTube vids also.
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  4. Angry Possum

    Angry Possum A Psychotic 6 String Collector Gold Supporting Member

    Oct 30, 2019
    Squier Town NY
    This was interesting with regards to testing the magnets.
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  5. jamesgpobog

    jamesgpobog Squier-holic

    Feb 18, 2020
    Guitarmadness on ebay has some great very affordible pups, siingles and sets. He even has some alnico 2's.
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  6. Michael7

    Michael7 Dr. Squier Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2010
    Virginia Beach, VA USA
    He's in UK, folks, and probably wants to keep the original pickup in his guitar for resale value.
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  7. Eddie

    Eddie My Squier is on Fire !!! Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 5, 2016
    New York
    If you're not going to replace the pickup, then check to see if it's an easy fix first.

    Remove the pickguard, and use an ohm-meter to see if there's current on the two leads of the pickup. If the meter is registering, then check to see if the wires are connected properly. If the meter is not registering, then you have a dead pickup ... repairing a dead pickup is beyond my thoughts, as I would just replace the pickup.

    But if you need it to retain value, then yo no se.
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  8. SoundDesign

    SoundDesign Squier-holic

    Difficult to determine the exact magic formula but you need to weigh the financial impact of a rewound pickup or replaced pickup on resale versus the time/cost of repairing it. The first question is, are you ever going to sell it?
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  9. Hal Nico

    Hal Nico Squier-Meister

    Dec 21, 2020
    I don't know if they do repairs but they have a good rep for their own pickups so contact and ask,

    HTH :)
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  10. beagle

    beagle Squier-holic

    Nov 19, 2017
    Last edited: May 5, 2021