#1
I was at the local guitar store today and got my pickups changed from EMGs to passive Duncans. When I plugged it in when I got home I noticed alot of noise coming from the guitar, you know that kind you get when you dont touch the guitar, only that this doesnt go away when I put my hand on the strings. I have to touch either the pickup itself of the input jack to make it stop.
I think it got something to do with the grounding, but im not sure as Im no expert at guitar electronics. I know where the grounding goes in a floyd though, but this is a TOM and I havent had any experience with this kind of bridge type electronics.
I have the amps volume at 0.5, and I didnt have this problem with my old guitar with jackson designed pickups (actually I had no noise at all) so it should be something wrong with it

Does someone with a lil more knowledge about this stuff know if this is the problem or is it something else?

All help very much appreciated
#2
Since your guitar has a TOM, it's extremely likely that whoever converted from active to passives didn't use a ground wire at all, since EMG's don't use ground wires like passives do.

Also, with TOM's, there is nowhere to put the ground - there is usually a small hole drilled underneath one of the posts for the bridge, but if your guitar came with actives originally, chances are that hole was never drilled.
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#3
Well, you figured it out already. You need to ground the bridge. Open the guitar's electronics-cavity and see if there's a cable coming from the bridge.
#4
also if you went from active to passive you have to swap out your pots, well i guess you dont have to but it will sound horrible
#5
Take it back to whoever did the work and tell him to ground the guitar since he thought it was cool to not do so.
#6
alright thanks for your answers guys, all take it back to the tech and ask him to ground it for me, strange he missed that though, he is a really good guitar tech
oh and he did remember to change the pots :P

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