#1
" How the hell do guitar wiring guru's find different ways to wire a diagram that works?".....There has got to be a method to the madness.
What methods do u use to draw up a diagram that works.
(i.e. thinking process, things to keep in mind, table drawouts, difference between parallel and series wiring, and the pluses and minuses of different these different methods)
#2
Once you know how all the different kinds of switch work, how volume and tone pots work, and how series/parallel wiring works, it gets a little easier. I used to get completely baffled by wiring diagrams, but then when i made/asembled my Strat and wired it up, little things began to make sense and i started to understand why everything was wired in that way. Then when i re-wired my Epi Explorer I learned about how series/parallel/coil-splitting works, and i learned a little more.
When you make a new wiring comfig, you've just got to think about what you're trying to achieve, and then break it down into all the relevant sections- pickup selectors, series/parallel/split switches, tone pots, volume pots etc.

Check out http://guitarelectronics.zoovy.com/, that has loads of info on it, as does StewMac. Good luck with it all!
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