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I am going to be refinishing a new body that will not have any screw holes. I have all the parts thats I need I just need to know how I would go about drilling screw holes such as the pickup rings, cavity screw holes, neck screws. What can I do to get the holes in the right spot and insure that my body stays safe?

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drill after you finish, with some low-tack (painters, good quality, 3M) masking tape at the hole locations. Drill through with a sharp, new bit, preferably brad point, and I've seen some people reccomend running the drill backwards to avoid chipping, although I've always had good luck with the masking tape (prevents chipping, and lets you mark your hole locations with a pencil, easily).

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