#1
whats up, guys. i am getting ready to attempt on of my first bigger mods, which involves dropping a P90 in the bridge, a RWRP P90 in the middle, and a humbucker in the neck of my strat. instead of just hooking these up to my 5 way switch, i am wanting to hook the neck and the bridge pickup in parallel, switchable with a gibson-style 3-way switch. for the middle pup, i want to have it wired in series with just a volume control, kind of like in a firebird. i have never tried to draw or read a schematic before, and i think i am close. does this look doable? what value capacitor and pots would work best? am i forgetting anything? any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated. please go easy on me, as i have no electronics background or practice whatsoever.

here is my schem: http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c274/kwcreed/guitarschem.jpg
#2
Please? i am waiting to put my order in until i know what pots to buy. waiting for reply
#4
the schem is kinda hard to understand, but you can use A250K or A500K pots for tones and B250K or B500K pots for volumes (doesn't matter if it's A or B, but that's the common way of doing it). and .01, .02, or .022 uF caps. Which pots are volumes and which are tones?

EDIT: this was hard to figure out, but is this what you want?
Last edited by Invader Jim at Sep 28, 2007,
#10
oh my jesus, thank you guys so much. total lifesaver. i really appreciate drawing up more of a working model for me, jim. it definitely looks like whawt i am going after and your diagram will be pretty easy to follow as i go. as far as my choice to put a humbucker in the neck and p90s in the other slots: that guitar currently has all stock pickups except for a hotrails in the neck (i love neck hb tone, i dont know why. weird, i know) but the rails were too hot and muddy and the stock pups were too thin. so, i am ordering a hb that is alot more mellow than my rails, and the p90s should add tons of bite in the other 2 spots. i know that this isn't a typical setup by any means, but it should work for what i am going after. if anyone wants to hear some sound clips, i can upload some when i am done. thanks again
#13
invader jim's. urs i dont know it depends on how you ground ur signal on the control pots. also, urs have the middle pickup in parallel to everything... iono. i like it in series haha.
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