No reason at all because I didn't install it that way. This is part of what I wrote earlier with that picture: "This is a "concept pic" of the intended final product. I apologize for the lousy quality of the pic and the intended mods, but a computer and digital photo guy I ain't! So I cut and pasted the same pic of the P/U from the bridge to the neck to show were it will be" Guess you didn't see that in the earlier post huh? No biggie, I tend to ramble too much in my posts as it is anyway. Easy to overlook stuff with so much written dribble!