Video: How to Install a P90 “Soap Bar” Pickup in Cigar Box Guitars

In this 10-minute video, Glenn Watt walks you through every step of installing a P90-style soap bar pickup in your neck-through cigar box guitar. P90’s have an almost mythic reputation and a cult-like following for their tone and sound, and they sound absolutely awesome in cigar box guitars.

More good news: you can find inexpensive P90-style pickups at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply! Click here for the “pickup only” version that you wire yourself, or click here for the pre-wired no-solder pickup harness!

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3 thoughts on “Video: How to Install a P90 “Soap Bar” Pickup in Cigar Box Guitars”

  1. Very thorough instructional. Glenn, you have interesting videos. Even if I know how to do it, you always have a twist that I can add to my bag of tricks. Thank you!

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