Originally Posted by AlaskaBat
That guy doesn't get around the web much--old trick.
Does sound cool, though.
An easier mod is to dump in a Tele pickup with adapter ring.
Agreed, this has been done for a long time by the blues guys. An EJ custom bridge model will sound similar without needing an adapter.
Originally Posted by mertay
That also what I thought but besides it being noiseless I wonder if there's any tone advantage.
Also removing those screws would probably affect the wax inside the humbucker.
Removing the pole pieces won't affect the pickup at all. It's totally safe..........