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Wiring CB Gitty Black Ice Single Coil

Hello everyone, I had bought a Black Ice single coil from CB Gitty, (Not the black cube capacitor from Stewmac).  I noticed it came with 3…

Started by ILL GREEN

5 Jan 9
Reply by ILL GREEN

Minimal effect from volume or tone pot

 I've just completed my third build (second with electronics) and have a problem., Both units have a mini humbucker pickup, volume and tone…

Started by Arthur Payne

9 Dec 21, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

Problem posting discussion

I've been trying for two days to air a problem on the "electronics and Wiring" page but keep getting the message "We're sorry, we are havin…

Started by Arthur Payne

2 Dec 17, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

Creackle from Volume and Tone pots

Hi, I've just wired up my first guitar following wiring diagrams on the net.   Mini humbucker, tone and volume pots and jack. Plugged it in…

Started by Arthur Payne

3 Nov 27, 2018
Reply by Arthur Payne

Vol, tone, 3 way toggle and 2 single coils?

Hi all. Not posted on CBN in a while but glad to see that things are still going strong! I need some help if you don't mind me asking. Can…

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

20 Nov 25, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

Output method

It was suggested to me that one of my designs might benefit from a built in speaker, so I had a couple of questions about how to go about i…

Started by Holly Hodson

2 Oct 23, 2017
Reply by Holly Hodson

two picksups - both or separate

Hello community My next build: a 2-stringer with two pickups, one for each string. They should work together (simple connected or via blend…

Started by Reynhard Boegl

8 Sep 27, 2017
Reply by Reynhard Boegl

Psycho knob

Sorry for the delayed response. I installed the knob and it worked for 2 days. However there were some issues. First, when switching from 1…

Started by bizzaro guitaro

4 Sep 19, 2017
Reply by bizzaro guitaro

Psycho knob install

Hey out there, any wiring diagrams on psycho knob install in a guitar with vol.and tone pots? Thanks in advance

Started by bizzaro guitaro

13 Sep 19, 2017
Reply by bizzaro guitaro

Psycho knob

Sorry for the delayed response. I installed the knob and it worked for 2 days. However there were some issues. First, when switching from 1…

Started by bizzaro guitaro

0 Sep 18, 2017

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Wiring CB Gitty Black Ice Single Coil

Started by ILL GREEN. Last reply by ILL GREEN Jan 9. 5 Replies

Minimal effect from volume or tone pot

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 21, 2018. 9 Replies

Problem posting discussion

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 17, 2018. 2 Replies

Creackle from Volume and Tone pots

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Arthur Payne Nov 27, 2018. 3 Replies

Vol, tone, 3 way toggle and 2 single coils?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 25, 2018. 20 Replies

Output method

Started by Holly Hodson. Last reply by Holly Hodson Oct 23, 2017. 2 Replies

two picksups - both or separate

Started by Reynhard Boegl. Last reply by Reynhard Boegl Sep 27, 2017. 8 Replies

Psycho knob

Started by bizzaro guitaro. Last reply by bizzaro guitaro Sep 19, 2017. 4 Replies

Psycho knob install

Started by bizzaro guitaro. Last reply by bizzaro guitaro Sep 19, 2017. 13 Replies

Psycho knob

Started by bizzaro guitaro Sep 18, 2017. 0 Replies

I cheated and bought a solderless wiring harness. Naughty boy!

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Aug 18, 2017. 46 Replies

Capacitor

Started by Rose Ericson. Last reply by Rose Ericson Jul 8, 2017. 2 Replies

Wiring A Dual Rail Pickup into A Cbg

Started by Philip Hale. Last reply by Paul Craig Jun 2, 2017. 5 Replies

Buzz or maybe humm

Started by Rose Ericson. Last reply by Paul Craig Mar 12, 2017. 8 Replies

unbalanced pickups

Started by Don Tucker. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 30, 2016. 13 Replies

Guitar Tone Capacitor Shootout

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted. Last reply by Wayfinder Nov 22, 2016. 6 Replies

Wiring

Started by Philip Hale. Last reply by sasquatcher Nov 20, 2016. 6 Replies

Capacitor wiring for CBG with Piezo and Volume control.

Started by Ray Peltzman. Last reply by Ray Peltzman Oct 11, 2016. 5 Replies

Six pole pickup on a three string guitar.

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Wayfinder Sep 13, 2016. 40 Replies

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