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DPDT switch will not be near a pot,... where to solder the "bare" wire to?

Good Evening, I would like to ask a question regarding the diagram below. This diagram pertains to wiring a pickup to a DPDT switch and soldering the

Need some help choosing pickups

Hello ! I am building a strat with a mahogany body & neck, rosewood fingerboard. I am putting in three humbuckers but I am not

trying to understand pickups like Nazgul and Pegasus

I've been thinking of getting a real modern sounding pickup like the Nazgul or Pegasus for my alder strat (a single humbucker hardtail warmoth strat,

Help an idiot out.

Hey guys, the high e string on my guitar I just posted photos of is too low. As in its fretting out way early on

Looking for two replacement 7-string pickups

I've recently bought a Schecter Omen 7-string which plays like a boss the only problem I have is that the stock pickups are a little

TV Pelham Blue: The Secrets Revealed

So, first, some context: Also, a google image search for "TV Pelham Blue" will show you some of the variations in how this finish

Found something interesting about some guitars I got..

Alright so as some of you know from recent posts, I got two guitars from my uncle. Both of which are from the early-mid 80's

Gaps in the Wiring Diagrams?

From what I've seen, for the most part, most of the diagrams here are for traditional setups and traditional control layouts - LP-style 2H +

S.D. did it again. Now what?

I installed a set of Whole Lotta Humbuckers (WLH) in my Les Paul. The guitar sounds incredible! I'm not switching these out.

Duncan JB & Duncan Custom: which is louder?

Hello duncan-guys! I would like to ask those who have tried them both: Which pickup between JB and Custom has greater output? I have a

Help me convert my explorer back to passives

Ok guys, I'm looking for some advice. I have long had an itch for some lower output pickups to see what the fuzz (badom tisssch)

Speaking of innovative pickup changes - Tim Shaw

Anybody seen this yet? Fender has put out an HSS Strat with a new wind from Tim Shaw, which is neat, but the thing that really

Easy pickup changing solution

Wonder why do pickup manufacturers not haste to really simplify the process of pickups changing? I mean some solutions that make changing process really fast

Why are straps so short?

I'm only 5' 11', hardly a giant. Yet every guitar strap I own apart from ONE (and I have about ten) seems to be a

NGD Custom Telecaster...old school.

Hey friends, been a while. Just wanted to share a sweet guitar. It took just over a year. TK Smith Tele. 100% hand made save the

Best single coil sized HB for

BOTH hard rock sounds AND single coil stratty goodness when split. Assume this is for the bridge of a strat

Finally finished!

After a few hiccups, and a few burnt fingers, my custom strat is finally done! It was everything I was hoping it would be, and

Help with oil finishing ash body

I have a northern ash tele style body that I'd like to do a natural finish on. I have a picture of something similar I'd

Early to mid 80's kramer body, need help identifying it

Ive built this kramer over the past couple months (ive had help with the wiring from here) but it was basically a basket case

Pickups for a drop tuned guitar , in Drop B?

Hi i recently got myself an LTD EC-1000 vintage black. It originally came with a JB and 59 combo but I want to switch these

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