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Traditional metal cover for a Tele® neck-position pickup. 2-9/16" x 5/8" (65.09mm x 15.88mm).
Perfect fit for the tele neck pickup kit.
I wanted to write this to help clarify how to change the pickup cover for a Tele. I had purchased a new Fender pickup set with the chrome cover that is the only option it comes with. My guitar is a Samick Korean built with gold hardware. So I ordered the gold cover from StewMac. The cover is so nice and fit perfectly. A few tips: bend tabs back on bottom of the old cover, unsolder the pickup ground wire that attaches to the front single tab, then bend this tab straight to match the other 2 tabs, now heat outside of the pickup with a hairdryer, the wax will warm and loosen, now you should be able to easily remove the old cover. This was all new to me, so I am sharing for those less experienced as I was. As always StewMac delivers quality parts and incredible fast shipping!
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