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I recently finished a 3 stringer with 2 pickups controlled by 2 volume pots,instead of a 3 way switch.Thanks to David L.for telling me about this idea (Stracciatella Mod). I used the coils from 2 Gitty Gold Foil pickups.Diodes are soldered between each pot and the jack. Instead of soldering my grounds to the back of the pots, I flattened a piece "tin" from a can and mounted the pots thru the metal and tied all the grounds together with a bolt. It made a nice clean connection

Just realized the Neck and Bridge #'s are reversed on the 1st 2 titles in the video

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Comment by Ted Crocker on March 31, 2016 at 2:35pm

Very cool!!!

Comment by Thomas (Doc) on February 22, 2018 at 11:47pm

My Nephew has been telling me about this set up. His bass is done like it. good to hear it in action. Thanks (im going to do it)

Comment by jeff weins on February 23, 2018 at 3:12pm

Doc, A little while back I made another with a similar setup, except I used different pickups, a humbucker at the neck and a single coil at the bridge. The effect is more pronounced. 3rd instrument down on this page. http://bscbg.com/for-sale. take care jeff

Comment by Thomas (Doc) on February 25, 2018 at 3:50pm

thanks Jeff,  that sounded great


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