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Single Coils That Work Well With Humbuckers

So you've been lured by a guitar with the HSS (humbucker/single coil/single coil) pickup configuration. This mullet-of-the-guitar-world (business in the front, party in the rear) is as old, as, well, the mullet. Can you really have it all in one guitar? Continue Reading

How To Shield A Guitar

A few weeks ago, I completed an article about fixing my Ernie Ball/Music Man’s warped pickguard. While I had all of the electronics and pickguard off of the guitar, I noticed that the only shielding on the control cavity was a small strip of aluminum tape on the pickguard where the controls were. Now, the normal pickups in this guitar are humbuckers: a Custom Custom and Alnico […] Continue Reading

Neck & Bridge P-Rails with Triple Shot Mounting Rings

P-Rails are capable of some very diverse sounds, and Triple Shot Mounting Rings allow dozens of potential sounds available - even more if each pickup is wired to its own volume and tone controls. My particular guitar has a master volume and master tone as well as a 3-way switch. Continue Reading