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Old 09-01-2015, 01:45 PM   #6961
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ground is a trail out of the guitar. Have the string ground anywhere and then the last wire should go out to the sleeve portion of the input jack.

be sure that no wires "over lap" like say you had one wire going back to the other tone again.

also .. if the sleeve and tip portions of the input jacks are not in the right places you get a hum

you could have like 6..10... a ridiculious amount of pots and switches but this is how ground works.

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Old 09-01-2015, 03:11 PM   #6962
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Originally Posted by Handsomejack44
thank you for the response.
thats what i was thinking, but it didnt help the hum when i connected the ground wire to any of the pots? Maybe the ground wire to the bridge itself is at fault? is there anyway to check the wire to see if it is in fact grounded properly?

If you've got a multimeter, you can check to see if current can go between the bridge itself and the other end of the wire.

Might be worth checking the other ground wires too, in case there's another fault somewhere.
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