Ppl, im gettin really confused as regarding this matter.... i wanted to attach either a normal pickup or a mike pickup for my guitar,(its a black hobner f-cut guitar) so as to amplify the sound output of my acoustic guitar... i tried out both the options & i liked the actual pickup, which i guess it is the one which goes under all six strings... but the problem arose when the shopkeeper told me that i would either have to stick it with glue or would have to permanently screw it up to my guitar & also that he wud make one more hole at the base of the guitar to give the jack for output so that the wire would not be left hanging out... So,being my first time at doing such a thing...i wud like to seek advice from u'll...as to whether it is safe drillin few holes into my guitar...??!!or should i go ahead with the mike pickup??which sounds a safer option...hehehe i dont know whether drillin a hole would alter the sound output of the guitar.... & yeah 1 more thing...he said that drillin the hole & doin all that stuff wud cost 400 bucks... wht say guys...??? help!!!