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I just removed another capacitor off a neck humbucker

This is becoming my thing lately. First I did it on a 24.75" scale with a Jazz neck humbucker and now I did it on

Converting 2 point Strat trem to vintage 6 screw trem, can it be done?

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Will it fit?

So i am looking at replacing the pickups in my Charvel 375. But the single coil slots in the guitar don't seem to have room for

Why is pickup wire not thinner?

I see that 43' and 42 gauge wire is used for making guitar pickups. Why not using a thinner wire and making a "hotter" pickup? "-Sir, my

Stacking magnets on bar magnet SC's

Hello, I may recieve a Squier Japan strat from the 80's, which has bar magnet singlecoils. I am intrigued by the thought of stacking another magnet

NCD - New camera day (guitar photos)

I recently bought my girlfriend a new basic Canon DSLR camera kit (EOS 1200D/Rebel T5). I used to love photography and I even used to

Guitar Binding Question

So I have a Warmoth guitar that I won off of eBay. I didn't now it needed binding, which I thought not a big deal

Seymour Duncan SMB- 4A !!!Three Coil!!! HOW DOES IT LOOK?

Hello Everyone!!! This is my first post here, so excuse me if anything is out of line. I need help! The pick up - Seymour Duncan SMB-

Danelectro what a pain in the butt

I did a switch replacement on a Danelectro reissue. The harness is not user friendly. I will say once I had it wired this is

Daddario NYXLs last longer than cleartones?

So i have a set of cleartones(11-56) on my guitar in Drop B, they feel good and so does the tension, problem is, i cant

Anyone tried these tuners off ebay?

Just browsing for tuners as I might replace the ones on my old Charvel 375. I searched for Schaller locking tuners and these came up. What do

Strat pickup giveaway!

Long story short I've got an extra strat bobbin lying around and figured It could be put to better use... It's a red Fullerton era

BB3 Too Harsh - Help Me Replace for Rock!

Verdict is in: my Les Paul Trad Pro came with a BB3 in the Bridge and it's just too harsh. Several of my friends

ESP Ltd EC-1000 FR

Hi guys! not new to the forum, but this is my first post. I got this EC1000 fr wich I haven't been able to connect with,

Crazy noise when not touching the metal (but not a grounding issue)

So as the title reads i get HORRIBLE noise when not touching the metal on my guitar... I plug in another guitar and its good,

Seeking information on the Original El Diablo

I am currently on a quest to find a new bridge pickup. My guitar is a alder/maple superstrat currently with with a jb/jazz set.

How do you put a new pickup through its paces?

I was just wondering this, Do you have a routine for pickup testing? Particularly if it's a new model to you, or maybe a combination you

Non - response from SD

I am a little confused. I have contacted SD twice in order to find out how I can get replacement P90 pickup covers

Putting SD humbuckers into a bone-stock Am Std Tele

Hello, I am new here, and new to the world of after-market pickups in general. I own an early-2000s American Standard Telecaster that is currently stock.

Variations on a Theme By SD: Rod Magnet 3+3 59?

I am looking for a bright and articulate, but PAF-ish tone for the bridge for an ESP Ltd EC 1000. It has AP IIs in

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