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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-20-2007, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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How to remove the tip on the 5-way pickup-switch on my RG550ex?

Hi,

I ordered a mirror pickguard for my RG550exsd, it should
arrive within the next days, today I tried to remove the tip
of the 5-way switch but that damned thing won't move.
Any ideas how to put that thing off without destroying it?

Thanks in advance,

Andi
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Re: How to remove the tip on the 5-way pickup-switch on my RG550ex?

You just need to give it a good yank. It's pretty tight if it's never been removed, but you should be able to yank it right out. Maybe some pliers might give you the leverage you need.
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Re: How to remove the tip on the 5-way pickup-switch on my RG550ex?

get some pliers and wrap it with a t-shirt or something so you don't damage the tip. A small set of pliers will do.

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