Step 1: Tools For the Job
-Safety Glasses (Eye Protection is a must)
-25-40Watt Soldering Iron
Step 2: Remove the Strings
Step 3: Remove Pickguard Screws
Keep Screws in a Safe Place!
Put all the pickguard screws in a safe place, so you don’t lose them. Nothing like having a pickguard with one missing screw!
Step 4: Remove Pickguard
It will still be attached with the jack wires, and the ground wire to the bridge, so make sure you carefully turn it over and don’t pull too hard on it.