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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 +

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

WLH neck

Hi there. I've got a Gibson LP studio that's fairly dark sounding. Or at least it lacks some bite. I don't generally go for high

Ancient Tasmanian Myrtle Burl

OK, so I finally finished this guitar.... slack I know... This is the 550 year old peice of Tassie Myrtle burl, on top of a mahogany

Would a JB sound good in my guitar?

Hello, I got a G&L Fallout Tribute and was wondering if a JB bridge pickup would be a good choice for it. The body wood

Epi DOT came today!!!!

I got an Epi DOT studio today from fedex man what a great guitar!!!! I had to adjust the trustrod , intonation, and the string

300k (volume) pot on strat

The volume pot on my #1 doesn't work correctly, so I'll probably be replacing it. so I'm probably going to have to grab a new

EVH Striped Series Floyd Setup

Hi guys, I have a problem with the setup of my EVH Striped Series. The Bride is angled backwards and is not parallel with body. Is

CARVIN guitars, why are they not more popular ?

Been reading some very interesting comments (on this great forum) about US companies taking their products to the far east, to be manufactured there,

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