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Wiring ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by thomas brienza Nov 5, 2016. 3 Replies

Hi everyone, I just had a parcel of all new shiny hardware arrive for my next build. Which is a VW Hubcap guitar for myself. The pickup which is a single coil sized twin rail humbucker, has a layout…Continue

Pickup Problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Brennan Jul 12, 2016. 11 Replies

I recently fitted and wired both a lipstick pickup at the neck and a strat pickup at the bridge of my cbg build, and fitted a DPDT 3 way switch. I then tapped the pole pieces in the 3 different…Continue

 

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thomas brienza replied to Phil Hale's discussion Wiring ?
"Hi Phil , Ted is right i have wired a few of these type n gotten some advice from Ted . only thing i would add is when Ted said keep blue n white wire together he means , tape them off n dont use them lol . if you wanted to split the coil you would…"
Nov 5, 2016
Phil Hale replied to Phil Hale's discussion Wiring ?
"Take Care And Thanks Phil"
Nov 1, 2016
Ted Crocker replied to Phil Hale's discussion Wiring ?
"Phil, your dual rail humbucker is basically 2 single coil pickups wired together.  Yours is wired in series, keep the blue and red wired together and run the black and white to your pot.  I'd use a 500k pot and if you add a tone…"
Nov 1, 2016
Phil Hale posted a discussion

Wiring ?

Hi everyone, I just had a parcel of all new shiny hardware arrive for my next build. Which is a VW Hubcap guitar for myself. The pickup which is a single coil sized twin rail humbucker, has a layout I'm not familiar with. Not that I'm very experienced with guitar wiring at all. I want to have just this one pickup with volume and tone controls. My question is the best wiring circuit ? 250 or 500 k pots ? Any caps needed. ? If so which. I'm suspecting that these extra wires on the pickup are…See More
Nov 1, 2016
Alan Brennan replied to Phil Hale's discussion Pickup Problems
Jul 12, 2016
Alan Brennan replied to Phil Hale's discussion Pickup Problems
"A note of clarification. In the first diagram, the top circuit follows the Ted Crocker diagram, the bottom circuit is the way Phil wired his pickups. The second diagram is a suggestion of how to wire Phil's setup; I'd try it without the…"
Jul 12, 2016
Alan Brennan replied to Phil Hale's discussion Pickup Problems
"Phil, I don't like the way you did your wiring. Electrically, your setup is markedly different from the typical arrangement shown by Ted Crocker. I get that you want to share one set of pots with two pickups. Here are some things I don't…"
Jul 12, 2016
Phil Hale commented on Mike Andress's photo
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"Thanks for your reply, I am currently doing a cbg build using a copper front, patternated with a blow lamp. Thanks Again Phil"
Jun 27, 2016
Joseph McFarlane left a comment for Phil Hale
"Thank you, Phil, for comments on my guitars.  Glad you have enjoyed looking at the photos. "
Jun 26, 2016
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Bandmaster 2

"Perfection Personified. I could die, a happy man if I reached your level of skill and artistry."
Jun 26, 2016
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Bandmaster3

"Yet another triumph."
Jun 26, 2016
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Swerve5

"Love your artistry, and your wood combinations. I wouldn't be able to access these woods in the uk, and I certainly wouldn't be able to match your skills."
Jun 26, 2016
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"Beautiful detailing."
Jun 26, 2016
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"I am loving your work, it's a cut above, no pun intended."
Jun 26, 2016
Phil Hale commented on Mike Andress's photo
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"How did you achieve this marvellous finish."
Jun 26, 2016
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Swanky2

"Absolutely Georgious."
Jun 26, 2016

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Through Cigarbox Nation
What instruments are you building or playing?
2 Strats
1 Les Paul
Currently on first build of fret less 3 string cbg

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At 11:05am on November 21, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 1:28pm on June 26, 2016, Joseph McFarlane said…

Thank you, Phil, for comments on my guitars.  Glad you have enjoyed looking at the photos. 

At 9:40am on June 5, 2016, Randy S. Bretz said…

hey Phil...welcome to the clubhouse !  I have a showcase/ web site on Facebook..https://www.facebook.com/MojoboneWorks/   but you can also message me here on the clubhouse to discuss what your looking for in a slide. I ship worldwide. 

At 11:21am on March 28, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Phil, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

Most of all Have Fun!

 
 
 

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