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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-26-2012, 02:22 AM
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Posted By xadioriderx
you would have to have or convert to 4 wire...

you would have to have or convert to 4 wire humbuckers if you dont want them to be out of phase. you would have to wire each volume as independent (input on center lug). if you wire them as dependent...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-26-2012, 12:05 AM
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Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
yes that will work. the bridge needs to be...

yes that will work. the bridge needs to be grounded to the volume (as you have), and the volume grounded to the output jack (as you also have). that empty lug on the volume pot needs to ALSO be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-25-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 6,895
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Posted By xadioriderx
one way to figure it out is put the switch in the...

one way to figure it out is put the switch in the correct position, have your shield and one of the other wires from the humbucker grounded, then tap each pin until one makes a popping sound through...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-15-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By xadioriderx
take an old steel nail, put it in a cup of...

take an old steel nail, put it in a cup of vinegar overnight or longer, brush the vinegar onto the wood. it works! test it on something
or steel...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-12-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
here you have...

here you have it.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v363/xadioriderx/pp1.jpg

any purple wire you see in the picture is a ground. the volume already probably has one side bent back and grounded. pups...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By xadioriderx
no problem! wirings the one thing im decent at =p

no problem! wirings the one thing im decent at =p
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By xadioriderx
building page in my sig, read the bottom two...

building page in my sig, read the bottom two links about pickup wiring and switch/pot wiring, youll find how to do it there
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By xadioriderx
page on my website shows how to convert 2 wire to...

page on my website shows how to convert 2 wire to 3 or 4 wire if you need. also talks about wiring coil cuts, parallel vs series, etc.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By xadioriderx
edit: doh, left this open for a while before...

edit: doh, left this open for a while before replying, people got there first in that time =p

the 2 CAN be swapped backwards, it reverses the phase of the pickup. some people like that sound (only...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
yep, very simple. you can make whatever pots you...

yep, very simple. you can make whatever pots you want to be the push pulls. just move the wires from one to the other. a strangle mod would be very easy to do. ill do a sketch how right now because...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By xadioriderx
a 5way blade still will be a bit more tricky on...

a 5way blade still will be a bit more tricky on an HH than on a strat setup with 3 pickups. its very doable though.
i assume right now you have a blade style switch, and it sounds like its a 5way...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-10-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By xadioriderx
the new bare and the new black ground go to the...

the new bare and the new black ground go to the old ground wire from the pot. the new green is the lead, goes to the old white wire.
the two "extras" (new red/white), will be together, wires...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-09-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By xadioriderx
as another maybe helpful mod, because i cant help...

as another maybe helpful mod, because i cant help you with the treb boost, i do have the simple "reverse tone" mod on my webpage. you can use one of your pots as a tone that cuts lows and leaves...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-09-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
im guessing youve reversed your output jack...

im guessing youve reversed your output jack wires, check em, swap em, see what happens.




sounds like your iron isnt hot enough, make the pot not hot enough to stick
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-08-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,740
Posted By xadioriderx
c'mon gabs, man up! nah, no worries. you have...

c'mon gabs, man up!
nah, no worries. you have your work cut out for you. take your time!
let some of the pain subside, then worry about it!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-08-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,740
Posted By xadioriderx
Added "Reverse Tone Mod" - High pass...

Added "Reverse Tone Mod" - High pass filter/Low cut
Good times!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-07-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By xadioriderx
edited first post so it works now. using the...

edited first post so it works now. using the volume as the resistor, and a .001uf capacitor, it works as a hi pass. when combined with a low pass, you can choose high pass, low pass, or band pass...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-07-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By xadioriderx
i bought two of them, but found it was cheaper to...

i bought two of them, but found it was cheaper to just buy $5 cans of spray acrylic lacquer so i never used them. im still waiting for a use for them!
if you do use them, let me know how they work!
i...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-06-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
tones a little off, here

tones a little off, here
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-05-2011, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
woah thats pretty funky! why bypass a no load...

woah thats pretty funky!

why bypass a no load pot if theres no load? lol
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-05-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
is it a 3 way or 5 way switch? and your middle...

is it a 3 way or 5 way switch? and your middle position will have no sound. if its a 5 way, positions 1 and 2 will be the same, 4 and 5 will be the same, and 3 will have no sound.
i would swap the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By xadioriderx
i would hang it, spray it in a little WD40, light...

i would hang it, spray it in a little WD40, light it, watch it a bit, then put it out with a towel or something, then do again if needed. its gonna take a bit for it to do more than the surface, so...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By xadioriderx
if that was the case hed end up with a pile of...

if that was the case hed end up with a pile of charcoal that he would rub all over himself every time he held it, and would just crumble apart.... would be pretty pointless and unusable, wouldnt be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By xadioriderx
i highly highly highly doubt burning the surface...

i highly highly highly doubt burning the surface will change tone. at all.
just get a cheap strat knock off, dime a dozen
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By xadioriderx
you could call and ask them all that lol, thats...

you could call and ask them all that lol, thats what id do, make sure you dont need an appt or something too
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By xadioriderx
not true, you can convert the pickups to 3 or 4...

not true, you can convert the pickups to 3 or 4 wire, its not too bad to do. go to my building page for info on it
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By xadioriderx
...

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Crack-Potz-Effects-Shock--N--Awe-Wah-Active--Q--EQ-Onboard-Effect-Module-H69309-i1685570.gc
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,537
Posted By xadioriderx
you could shorten the upper one a little bit:

you could shorten the upper one a little bit:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,860
Posted By xadioriderx
ive never done it, so i dont know, epoxy of some...

ive never done it, so i dont know, epoxy of some sort?
i just know rtv is too gooey
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 362,945
Posted By xadioriderx
yeah, with an HSH setup i can get around 130-140...

yeah, with an HSH setup i can get around 130-140 tones with 4 push pulls, 2 toggles, and a 3 way switch lol

the push pull aspect i dont believe has any load involved, like an switch. the wiper part...
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