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Old 01-17-2013, 01:46 PM   #1
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Gibson pickup cracking

hey guys!

I've got a little problem, when i plug in my guitar with a Gibson PAF Pickup it starts cracking after playing a while (sometimes it cracks and sometimes it doesnt, Both clean and distorted)

so i unscrewed the pickup and i saw a wire that isnt connected to anything,

my question : Where do i need to connect the white wire to?

(sorry for my bad english)

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Old 01-17-2013, 01:49 PM   #2
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Now I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that is the ground for the pickup. What you need to do is solder it to the volume pot (again I could be wrong)
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:57 PM   #3
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that would awesome, i hope someone could configure this!
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:20 PM   #4
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Seymour Duncan has wiring diagrams for nearly every configuration imaginable. Assuming you have two humbuckers, two volume knobs and two tone knobs, then here it is:

http://cdn.seymourduncan.com/pdfs/s...2h_2v_2t_3w.pdf

If you have some other configuration, use the drop-down menu and find your diagram:

http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wiring-diagrams/

Good luck!
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:50 AM   #5
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Thanks!
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:57 AM   #6
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If you're not comfortable soldering this. You really should take it to your local guitar tech. You can mess stuff up pretty good if you're not used to using a soldering iron. Since its a Gibson, and you most likely paid over 1k for it, I'd recommend the tech.
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