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Old 01-15-2013, 05:11 PM   #1
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Question Strat wiring 2 single coils

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I have a question. Is it possible to wire a standard strat with 3 single coils into a strat with 2 single coils. I ask this because one of my 3 single coils broke. It was my first guitar, it was very cheap and i realy want it to play again. Becaus it was so cheap i dont want to buy 3 new (expensive) single coils on that guitar.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:40 PM   #2
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How did it "break"
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:59 PM   #3
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there was a huming sound coming off the guitar, but that was lots of years ago, and when i tried to fix it, i accidently pulled to hard on a wire, an then i saw that one pickup didnt work! when i looked closer, i saw that inside the pickup a winding broke. i tried to fix that, but i screwed it up :p
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:52 PM   #4
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Look up the wiring pattern from a telecaster and copy that.
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:53 PM   #5
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:34 PM   #6
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Todai i tried do buid the strat with 2 coils. In the attached picture, you see the wiring that i made, so ive got on 1: bridge, 2: bridge and neck, 3: neck, 4: bridge and neck, 5: bridge. It plays but it makes a humming sound which goes away when i touch a metal part of mij strat. i know that it means that its not properly grounded. But i dont know where the problem is i did the exact things as you see on the picture.

so, I really need your help guys
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