#1
So, I have a Schecter C-1 Special with Seymour Duncan P-90 Stacks. They were installed by the guy I bought the guitar from. They sounded really thin and weak, and the bridge pickup was significantly quieter than the neck pup. I noticed that it was wired in some kind of weird configuration, so i re-wired it as it was supposed to be. Problem is, they still sound really weak, and the neck pup is still a good bit louder/thicker than the bridge.

Wondering if the pots/caps need replaced, or what. Any advice is welcome.
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Last edited by ofXoneblood at Nov 19, 2009,
#2
Usually, when my pickups sound weak I unsolder then resolder the lot. Probably just needs new solder and the joints touching up. Works for me!
Failing that, could be the pickups.

Out of curiosity, what K pots are in there? I imagine 500k?
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#3
sounds like a bad soldering job.. and it could be the pots. but i always put new ones in everytime i put in new pups
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#4
500K pots. I probably will change them out, that way I can just re-solder everything, and new pots definitely wouldn't hurt. It looks like a pretty amateur soldering job in there anyway, so that way I can clean that up a bit.
See above post ^
#5
https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1019006

Post your questions there, people like Invader Jim, ZakkWyldefan79, williscool, or Baby Joel can help you out. If you do change the pots, keep the 500K. Lowest I would go is 300K as the higher the number the more raw sound you get from the pickups. I highly doubt the problem is the pots anyways, they sound scratchy when they fail


Also check this page from Seymour Duncan and compare your wiring to this diagram. http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wiring-diagrams/schematics.php?schematic=p90_stacks

EDIT: How's the pickup height look?
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Last edited by Flux'D at Nov 20, 2009,