Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Use a J1 Phillips head screwdriver to remove ten 5mm short screws.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Use a J1 Phillips head screwdriver to remove two 10mm silver, short screws.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Pull off the back whole panel so that the guitar is now open. Image 2/2: 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.

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  • 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.

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

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Image 1/1: Use a J1 Phillips screwdriver to remove the 10mm screw underneath.
  • Pop off the red button at the top by prying.

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

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Image 1/2: Remove the fret buttons. Image 2/2: Remove the fret buttons.
  • Remove the 10mm screw on the fret buttons with a J1 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Remove the fret buttons.

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Conclusion

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

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