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Old 12-25-2008, 04:39 PM   #1
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Double neck guitar kit wiring. PLEASE HELP !!!

I got a double neck kit for Christmas but it doesn't have any instructions for wiring . It has 3 toggle switches and 4 humbuckers how would i wire this.
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Old 12-25-2008, 04:43 PM   #2
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IT"S THIS but it comes with everything

http://cgi.ebay.com/Electric-Guitar...1742.m153.l1262
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Old 12-25-2008, 04:45 PM   #3
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It is wired like two separate 2 HB guitars with a toggle in between them.

Wire each "guitar's" output to the toggle then wire the toggle to the output.
That way you should be able to have guitar 1, guitars 1 + 2 and guitar 2 accessible.
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Old 12-25-2008, 04:47 PM   #4
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It has one output and one of the toggle switches is to choose either 12 or 6 string
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Old 12-25-2008, 04:51 PM   #5
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Then the guitar switching toggle switching goes between the pickup selection toggles on each "guitar" and the volume/tone section.
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Old 12-25-2008, 04:54 PM   #6
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Do you have a diagram for this because i am a bit confused.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:11 PM   #7
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Then the guitar switching toggle switching goes between the pickup selection toggles on each "guitar" and the volume/tone section.

You can wire it in many ways. Personally, I would have a master volume and tone for each neck and so the 3rd toggle is the 'last' in the chain so it goes right before the output jack so that the output can be selected from each neck.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:11 PM   #8
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Here's one:



SW3 is the "guitar switcher". It goes between the volume/tone section for eah "guitar" and the output.

The guitar is set up so that each "guitar" has a master volume and tone.

There may be other ways to do it but I'd have to experiment to figure them out.

I've probably confused the matter more than helping.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:13 PM   #9
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^ Yeah that's the way I would wire it also.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:22 PM   #10
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How would i wire the pots. Thanks for the info i was really confused . now i am just a little confused
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:25 PM   #11
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http://static.zoovy.com/img/guitare...-/wdu_hh3t11_01

Use that to wire up both necks of the guitar, and then connect the outputs to the 3 way and then run the wire from the three way to the output jack.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:28 PM   #12
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WTF. sorry do you have any simple diagrams.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:38 PM   #13
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^ That one is nice and simple

Your humbuckers probably only have two wires coming out though. One is hot, one is earth. Usually black for earth and white for hot.
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Old 12-25-2008, 05:44 PM   #14
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could you explain it with more detail.
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Old 12-25-2008, 06:11 PM   #15
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sorry i just cant understand it. too bad they dont have guitar wiring for dummies
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Old 12-25-2008, 06:53 PM   #16
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12 string pickups \
----------> 3 way toggle--------->output
6 string pickups /
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Old 12-25-2008, 07:16 PM   #17
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There is only one output and 3. 3 way toggle switches
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Old 12-25-2008, 07:35 PM   #18
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There is only one output and 3. 3 way toggle switches

12 string pickups - 3 way - master 3 way
6 string pickups - 3 way - master 3 way
master 3 way - output
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