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jelliott94
01-21-2011, 05:06 PM
i need a pick up is someone willing to donate one if not can you suggest an affordable one

thistle3585
01-21-2011, 05:10 PM
Just go to a guitar store and ask them for one out of their junk drawer.

jelliott94
01-21-2011, 05:11 PM
that may work but i want it to last for awhile

dustartist
01-21-2011, 09:21 PM
I'm sure it will last a while. If it works when you get it then it shouldn't go bad as long as you install it correctly..

Liam Ryan
01-24-2011, 09:33 PM
I got a pickup from the local music store for a similar project once. The bloke rooted around in the bottom drawer and four an old (brand new) pickup that still had a red dot sticker and hand written $16.99. He said it must have been there for a least 18 years. To his credit he honoured the price.

taylordb
01-24-2011, 11:22 PM
This is not directly related to your request, but here is a website you might be interested in. http://handmademusic.ning.com/

Allot of diddley bow makers there.