#1
My electronics are almost complete; all I need to do now is ground my TOM to the volume pot. My quesiton is HOW do I do this? Yesterday I took the bridge post out, grinded it a little to expose the copper, drilled a hole through the body to reach the bridge post, threaded a wire through the hole, soldered it onto the post, and then screwed the post back in. This alsmost worked. The soldered wire snaped as I was screwing the post in. My guitar body has a cavity cut into it like the Stratocasters; the big open area on the top. I do not have any routed areas in the back like the Gibsons have to hold the electronics.

How do you suggest I go about grounding my bridge?
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#2
you dont even need to solder it.

just put it in the hole and tap the post in place
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#3
So I dont need to ground my bridge?

OH! I get it! Thankyou!
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So I dont need to ground my bridge?
You definitely need to ground the bridge. (or the tailstop)

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#5
Im pretty sure. I should have put edit markings around it. So I put the wire in the small hole where the posts live, then screw the posts in?
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So I dont need to ground my bridge?

OH! I get it! Thankyou!



you do need to ground it but just having contact with the bridge and the wire is sufficient since soldering wont be easy. it should be tight enough that you dont need solder anyway.
Last edited by noisefarmer at Sep 15, 2009,
#7
Ok so contact is enough? Thanks all!
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