#1
Would it be possible to perhaps cut a hole in my GRX20's faceplate (or if thats not possible, buy a new H-S-H faceplate) and remove my 3-way pickup selector with a 5-way selector from a strat, then wire a single coil pickup (also from a strat) into the GRX20, a H-H guitar?

If thats possible, where would I get a schematic for that?
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#3
awesome schematic thx for that, now I just need to know how to cut the body to fit the pickup?
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#4
Using a router. I find a drill press is easier, if you've got one handy. Maybe if you have a wood workshop class in school, you can use their tools.

Or there's the traditional way: chisel. BUt that's hard, time consuming and might crack too much wood.
#5
I have both a router, and a chisel, but no drill press. I do have a set of hole saws I could attach to a hand held drill. I dont know if it would be easier than a router though.

There is a drill press at school, but I'm pretty sure my shop teacher wouldn't let me work on my guitar at school (Hes an old prick).
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Last edited by Black as Black at Mar 3, 2007,
#7
I took a look at my GRX, and it looks like I wont need to cut into the body. The body cavity is open between the two humbuckers. So all I need to do is cut a single coil pickup slot and drill two holes into the faceplate. I've already removed the old pickup from the strat, all I need now is to disconnect the 3 way selector from the Ibanez, and replace it with the 5 way selector from the strat, then rewire everything.

Also, where it says "if the pickup is a fender pickup, reverse the green and black wires on the humbuckers", would I need to do that if the strat is just a copy of strat? It's made by fullerton, whom I cant seem to find any info on google about, so I dont know what pickups they use. Another thing, in the diagram above, the 5 way pickup selector has 4 nodes on each side,(I forgot the term for them, theyre the little things you connect the pickup wires to) but the 5 way selector I have from the strat has all 8 on one side. How does that affect the wiring, and do you have a diagram for that? I cant find a diagram with that kind of selector anywhere...
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#8
I'm bumping this topic, because nobody posted overnight... Help me out for christs sake!
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#9
Add a toggle switch for in-phase/out-of-phase. That way if it's out of phase naturally, you can fix it with the flip of a switch. Plus it's a good sound to make use of.

It's also much easier to just switch the wires on the single coil, as opposed to the two humbuckers.
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#11
thx for the help with the switch, now I'm just in the process of actually soldering everything. Freakin 25 watt soldering iron takes forever to melt the solder, and I keep missing where I want to solder it... Doesnt help my solder gauge is huge

One last question: In the Diagram, the wiring from the tone and volume control is different than the original wiring of the GRX. Do I have to change all of my wiring to match that, cuz that would be much harder, plus I would have to buy some wires and 047 capacitor.

btw Will, I was asking whether I would need to switch the green and black wires because I'm not sure if my single coil is a fender pickup, I got it off a fullerton Stratocopy. Anyone know what pickups Fullerton uses in those guitars?
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#15
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Well, that's basically like Seymour Duncan's. It's a tone control attached to the master volume. Just uses different lugs on the pot. You can use whatever cap was alreayd in your guitar in place of the .047 cap.


I have no idea what that meant. Does that mean Ill have to change wiring or not? I only have a very basic understanding of this... I get what the pot is, but I dont know what lugs are
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I got a black Les Paul, and this Texan told me it wasn't as good as other color guitars becuse it was a 'nigger.'
#17
so dont change the wiring?

lol... so confused...
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#19
thats good news. I was hoping this would be simple. I'm not gonna rewire anything, so Ill update this tommorrow, only if things didnt work out.
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