We had yet another weird request today: to install an electric pickup in an acoustic guitar, with a toggle to switch between the electric and acoustic pickup. Weird? Yes. Possible? Definitely.
We made a plate out of thick black plastic, and attached it to the guitar’s top, using some holes that had already been drilled next to the soundhole (we assume they were for a previous acoustic pickup installation). We installed a Seymour Duncan Vintage Rails pickup, and a toggle switch to go between the electric pickup and the acoustic pickup under the bridge.
We think it came out pretty sweet: