#1
If I had separate volume controls for every pup would they work as a kind of pickup selectors? And if they wouldn't then why wouldn't they? And what would be the advantages/disadvantages of this type of setting?

I'm thinking about a build in hypothetical level, so I'm weighting all the options - so that's why the stupid question : 7

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#2
It's possible to have a volume control for each pickup, but I'm not sure what you mean by it working as a pickup selector...
Do you mean that instead of cutting a pickup completely out of the sound (like what a pickup selector would do), you could just blend it in at a lower volume instead with it's seperate volume knob?
#3
i'd have thought that it'd be quite hard to do, but probably possible, it'd be nice if you had some coil splits with push pulls built in with that too
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#6
yes, this has been done before on strat style guitars. the one drawback is that you need to have 4 pots if you want a volume control so your pickgaurd will look kinda funky.
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