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    Quote Originally Posted by SAguitar View Post
    If you have two of 'em, I'd suggest heating that pup from both ends of the magnet at the same time. That might warm it up quicker.
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    Well, it seemed to do the trick. It looks like the polepieces are all of a size, because once I heated them and pushed them down, they all hit bottom and ended up the same height. Judging from the behavior of the nearby screws, the magnets certainly have not been demagnetized. I haven't restrung yet, and that'll be the final test to see if the tone has changed at all.
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    Cool beans.
    "Life's too short not to enjoy great tone."

    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
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    I got yer cool beans right here! Curious to know if it makes a difference. I expect so.
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    Well, so far the only difference I've noticed is that the middle pickup's not working, nor is any switch position that involves the middle pickup. I'm guessing something's shorting to the shielding. I'll go under the hood tonight & find out. If it's worst case and I've somehow screwed the pooch on that pup, I have a spare in my parts box. No worries.
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    Nobody likes a dead pup!
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    Well, the story has a happy ending (I guess). When I started to pull off the pickguard, the middle pup started working again, and nothing I could do afterwards would make it fail, so I'm calling it good and cashing my chips. I'm guessing some wire was getting pinched the wrong way in there.
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    break it up. nothing to see around here.
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