ET-275 Pickup Cover Replacement

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  1. Ted

    Ted New Member

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    Hello,
    I'm having trouble finding a neck pickup cover replacement for my 1971 ET-275. The pole spacing from the first string to the sixth is 47.5 mm on center (approximately 1 7/8"). I'm just not finding anything like that on the internet. And I don't care about the age or quality, I just want something that fits.
    Any suggestions?
    Thanks
     
  2. LSAR

    LSAR Well-Known Member

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    That's pretty narrow. I'm guessing this is the original pickup with the dual bass side height adjustment screws?
    I'd say your likely best bet is to either get a cover without holes and punch/drill them yourself, or to track down a similar pickup and swap it in or cannibalize its cover. Those were Matsumoku made if I recall so the pickups were likely used in identical or near-identical format across some other brands at the time. A suitable candidate could likely pop up on ebay or reverb in time.
     
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  3. Ted

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    Thanks for the suggestions.
     
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    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker

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    I'd bet a 48mm spacing would work, the pole screws do have a little give.
     
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    Open covers are great, I have a set on my Seymour Duncan '59 SH-1


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    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    Who let the mime in?
     
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    Freakin' highlairious.......
     
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  10. Ted

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    Regarding the open covers - unfortunately, the exposed pickup is butt ugly Neck Pup.JPG !
     
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    A closed/no hole pickup cover may be just the thing there.
     
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    John Well-Known Member

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    Gotta agree, my wildebeest lookin exwife is even prettier than the pickups.
     

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