Please don't shout at me if this has been covered elsewhere but I've been looking through the CBN corridors and back rooms for a half hour before asking. 

I want to wire up a single coil to a volume, tone and jack. I haven't got any capacitors and all the diagrams I'm finding have a capacitor in the rig. Can anyone please help me with this? Literally, what solders to where when using a single coil pickup, volume, tone and jack socket? I don't want to buy a capacitor as that would mean delays and I'm impatient haha. 

Thanks for your help and best regards to you all. 

Signed, 

The nuisance Bear. 

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The standard is usually 0.022uF, 0.047uF will be a little warmer reminiscent of vintage tone.  It’s good to experiment though, everyone has their own preferences? Cheers 

That's really good news actually as it's a vintage style pickup modelled on the old type gold foils. I may just use the diagram you provided for wiring without a capacitor and just a volume now though (even though I've already bought the capacitors) because I'd like to show the true tone of the actual pickup since they're a boutique pickup. So, even more thanks go to you for the diagram and all your help.

Thanks Brian and all the best to you.

Bear :o) 

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