Epiphone G400 Pro Tilted Pick-up

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  1. godilovethis

    godilovethis New Member

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    Guys I have an Epiphone g400 pro and one of the humbuckers is tilted as shown in the picture would that be a problem? 20201121_024848.jpg
     
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    Yeah, how do you play on the 22nd fret without flatting against the edge?
    Try lowering it as low as it will go, then raise slightly if needed.
    You can also level it by placing a thin strip or cardboard or other non conductive material under the pickup.
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    Not a problem. If it tickles your OCD, unscrew the ring and see if it is still tilted in the ring. If not, look for the wire that is pushing it wonky.
     
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    godilovethis New Member

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    Thanks for the answer. It doesnt actually touch the strings at all, would you still recommend me to lower it?
     
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    Up to you. I have had such an angled pickup that caused no issues.
     
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    No. Raising or lowering it will of course affect the sound so just stick a piece of a scotch brite or something under it if it bothers you. (also, the strings are angled, the pickup ring is angled, but the pick up is straight.)
     
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    Actually both pick up ring and pickup guard are tilted(it may look different in the photo because of the angle). I decided to leave it the way it is, thank you for your answer.
     

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