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The screws around them adjust the height of them on most Guitars.

The closer to the strings, the more the pickup resonates the strings vibration. The further away from the strings, the less the pickup can resonates the strings vibration. If you have one pickup sounding louder than the other, move a pickup closer or further away from the strings to produce a better volume balance of the pickups.

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Q: How do you adjust electric guitar pickups?
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