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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-13-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Outside Octaves
Well I mean it doesn't have to have shorthand...

Well I mean it doesn't have to have shorthand necessarily, was just wandering what it actually is.

Like if you take a parallel wired set of pickups, and use both north coils, what is that now...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-13-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Outside Octaves
Gotta love the one frame that youtube chose for...

Gotta love the one frame that youtube chose for the still image LOL... what exactly are ya doing there fella? eh? lol "twisting some knobs?" eh? lol.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Outside Octaves
Parallel Wiring and options?

Ok, say I have my guitar's humbuckers (neck and bridge) both wired in parallel, and I have the option of blending in any of the 4 coils in any fashion that parallel wiring will allow.

What are the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Outside Octaves
Custom Guitar Mod

I had a LOT of help in figuring out my first guitar mod, and what a whopper. Thanks to anyone from UG that helped, along with Alex R from Seymour Duncan's forums, and Jason Tallwood (a facebook...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-12-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Outside Octaves
a guy over at the seymour duncan forums helped...

a guy over at the seymour duncan forums helped figure it all out,thanks to you guys though :) .
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-09-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Outside Octaves
...

http://www.mediafire.com/convkey/be6b/v1lv90889i5a3ufzg.jpg

Sorry for the wierd colour scheme and the poor excuse for wire paths, but it's the best I could do in short order :) .

the two dark grey...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-08-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Outside Octaves
Crude one, yea... bbs. Figured the txt was...

Crude one, yea... bbs. Figured the txt was enough, sorry. :shrug:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-08-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Outside Octaves
Guitar Wiring issue, individual volume pots not working as intended...

TL;DR version:

The intent is to have 4 single coils from 2 humbuckers, and individual control for all 4 at any given moment, and be able to mix any together in any amount. Doesn't work quite that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-30-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Outside Octaves
Ok... well I've gotten to about 75% of the...

Ok... well I've gotten to about 75% of the original speed of this thing now... and will be practicing even more now that I have more appropriate pickups (some medium output Seymour Duncans (Jazz...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-30-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,946
Posted By Outside Octaves
Seymour Duncan pickups: Jazz for the...

Seymour Duncan pickups:
Jazz for the neck
'59/Custom Hybrid for the bridge

Weller Soldering station (WLC100)+additional tip
2 Alps concentric pots which I think might have been bunk (ordered CTS...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-30-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By Outside Octaves
REAPER buffer issue

Ok, for a while now I've been using REAPER, ASIO4ALL, and some free vst amp sims and fx... with no issues really once I got it all setup.

Today however, out the the blue (with no changes), I can't...
Forum: Recording 12-30-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Outside Octaves
Well, today interestingly enough it's fudged up...

Well, today interestingly enough it's fudged up somewhere out of the blue and I had to put my buffer up to 512 which puts me back into the 16ms range, but I just use reaper and set the buffer (or...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By Outside Octaves
Ouch... Wish I had an answer for...

Ouch... Wish I had an answer for you.

Personally, that looks sweet. Just be careful. Sometimes, albeit probably not in this case, problems and patinas are actually a good thing to keep as far as...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-28-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Outside Octaves
And now I feel stupid... I think I found what...

And now I feel stupid... I think I found what might solve this:
problem is the threaded shaft would be too small to fit my current 3 way toggle's...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-28-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Outside Octaves
Yea, I've got Seymour Duncan's in both slots lol....

Yea, I've got Seymour Duncan's in both slots lol. Jazz in the neck (nothing new here right?) and the '59/Custom Hybrid in the Bridge. So yea, I spent some time looking at that. The issue is, that...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-27-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Outside Octaves
Problems with pot wiring...

I messed up a bit here... can anyone help, sorry for the wall of text but it had to be.:

I think I screwed the wiring up for the grounds... as far as the circuit grounds go.

I put copper tape as a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-27-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Ok, well... Christmas Eve brought all sorts of...

Ok, well... Christmas Eve brought all sorts of goodies for me. I got all the tools I needed, pots, and of course, pickups! I got the 59'/Custom Hybrid for the bridge, and the Jazz for the neck. ...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-27-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Outside Octaves
Will do. In fact, I'm even going to take the...

Will do. In fact, I'm even going to take the alpha tone pot I had in my guitar and use that lol.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-21-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Outside Octaves
Using the amp EQ in place of a tone pot?

If in reconfiguring my guitar's wiring I loose my tone knob (going for 2 concentric pots possibly), I've heard tell around the net that there is a way to use your amp in such a way as to have the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-21-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
yea, and that's a 6 way selector btw...

yea, and that's a 6 way selector btw ;).

Free-Way Ultra Switch (http://www.freewayswitch.com/products/products.html)

The bottom of the 3 shown is what I'm on about.

But if it's possible to keep...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Hold up! If I do this concentric mod, will I be...

Hold up! If I do this concentric mod, will I be able to do the entirety of this mod I want to do in using all 4 single coils from the Coil Split separately? Or is that even possible with just 2...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-19-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Outside Octaves
Yes, these guys are right. I used to have this...

Yes, these guys are right. I used to have this problem all the time. Try tightening it while holding the back end of it (inside part). If it still comes loose, personally I'd replace it... mine...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-18-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Here's some pix of what things currently look...

Here's some pix of what things currently look like inside for better references. They can be blurry, but it's the best I could do with my webcam at 8 megapixels/720p widescreen and manual focus :(...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-18-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Now after getting home and getting some...

Now after getting home and getting some sleep:

Personally speaking, I don't strictly HAVE to have a blend knob, but if I did I'd go concentric... Especially if I could find something that looked a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-18-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 829
Posted By Outside Octaves
I personally don't know the entirety of the...

I personally don't know the entirety of the strict legality of all of this, but you are very much in the territory where you can call up Gibson, explain what has happened here and /or email them...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
I can't wait to read all this when I get home...

I can't wait to read all this when I get home tonight, thanks for the help. (Gotta rush out just as I see this lol, work and all that).

I opened the back plate last night, and saw something that...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-17-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Thank you for the suggestions, but I think I've...

Thank you for the suggestions, but I think I've settled into what I want as per both of my posts so far. Basically just 3 humbucker positions, split the humbuckers into 4 separate Single Coils, and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-17-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Well the bigest thing is just having the 3...

Well the bigest thing is just having the 3 humbucker settings, and having the bridge and neck "single coil" pickups via splitting or tapping ... whichever that would be lol.

But, if I get the 59'...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-13-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 136,104
Posted By Outside Octaves
Looking at getting the Seymour Duncan 59' Custom...

Looking at getting the Seymour Duncan 59' Custom Hybrid... both bridge and neck models... possibly.

Would it go good with the guitar I was given as a gift...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-13-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By Outside Octaves
Question Customizing Wiring of Pups on LTD H-100FM, newb needs help with all the possiblilties

Ok, this is my first project in electronics, and WHAT A WHOPPER!

I want to take my 2 humbucker guitar (http://www.musiciansfriend.com/guitars/esp-h-100fm-ltd-electric-guitar-with-flamed-maple-top) ,...
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