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Old 03-12-2019, 04:52 AM
jacm81 jacm81 is offline
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Default Replacing Wiring Clips for Acoustic Pickups

The two wiring clips that hold the wires coming from my soundhole pickup and undersaddle pickup to the body as they run to the endpin jack are worn out and need to be replaced. They're these kind:https://bit.ly/2ETXyFK
I feel like I can stick my hand in there and stick some new ones on as easily as anyone else can, but how do I go about removing the old ones?

Edit: Also, any tips for applying new ones? Do I stick it on and then wrap it around the wires, or wrap the wires and then stick it on?

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Old 03-12-2019, 05:28 AM
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Reach in and gently peel it.
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Old 03-12-2019, 06:39 AM
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Reach in and gently peel it.
I don't need to heat it up first or anything?

Also, any tips for applying new ones? Do I stick it on and then wrap it around the wires, or wrap the wires and then stick it on?
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Old 03-12-2019, 06:50 AM
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I attach to the wire before placing a clip.

"Worn out"? seen everything else on a guitar worn out or through but this is a first for me....
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Old 03-12-2019, 06:54 AM
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I attach to the wire before placing a clip.

"Worn out"? seen everything else on a guitar worn out or through but this is a first for me....
They've been opened and closed multiple times as different pickups have been installed and removed. The aluminum is fatigued and will no longer stay wrapped.
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