Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to replace the fret buttons on a Rock Band Beatles Hofner Bass.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the guitar onto its backside, so that the strummer is facing the table and the battery compartment is facing you.
  • Flip the guitar onto its backside, so that the strummer is facing the table and the battery compartment is facing you.

  • Use a J1 Phillips head screwdriver to remove ten 5mm short screws.

  • Use a J1 Phillips head screwdriver to remove four 5mm long screws.

Flip the guitar to the front, with the strummer and fret buttons facing you.
  • Flip the guitar to the front, with the strummer and fret buttons facing you.

  • Use a J1 Phillips head screwdriver to remove two 10mm silver, short screws.

Flip the guitar on its back again, so that the strummer is facing down and the battery compartment is facing you. Pull off the back whole panel so that the guitar is now open.
  • Flip the guitar on its back again, so that the strummer is facing down and the battery compartment is facing you.

  • Pull off the back whole panel so that the guitar is now open.

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Using a J1 Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the 10mm screw at the base of the neck.
  • Using a J1 Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the 10mm screw at the base of the neck.

Remove the head of the guitar, at the top of the neck. Do this by simply pulling on it, it should slide off out fairly easily.
  • Remove the head of the guitar, at the top of the neck. Do this by simply pulling on it, it should slide off out fairly easily.

Use a J1 Phillips screwdriver to remove three silver 10mm screws at the top of the neck.
  • Use a J1 Phillips screwdriver to remove three silver 10mm screws at the top of the neck.

Pop off the red button at the top by prying.
  • Pop off the red button at the top by prying.

  • Use a J1 Phillips screwdriver to remove the 10mm screw underneath.

Remove the 10mm screw on the fret buttons with a J1 Phillips screwdriver. Remove the fret buttons.
  • Remove the 10mm screw on the fret buttons with a J1 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Remove the fret buttons.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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