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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

4 May 13
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

Copper foil tape as shield.

Trying to "hum-proof" my latest build and read somewhere that the jack output leads should be shielded. Can't get shielded cable so am cons…

Started by Arthur Payne

5 May 2
Reply by Arthur Payne

Why have a switch?

Up to now I've done all my own soldering etc but recently I've been looking on-line at pre-wired harnesses.   Almost all of them include a…

Started by Arthur Payne

3 Apr 12
Reply by ILL GREEN

Problem with second-hand amp.

 Hi All, I have a query about an amplifier I have just acquired, a second hand Roland Cube X20 . It’s in really good condition and all it’s…

Started by Arthur Payne

5 Apr 2
Reply by Arthur Payne

Added the CB Gitty “Psycho Knob”

I just finished a 3 string. I added the “psycho Knob” from CB Gitty. when I try to get amplification, the PK must be on the pass through m…

Started by Tim Pannabecker

16 Mar 8
Reply by Paul Craig

Lipstick pickup and Telecaster neck pickup. What goes where?

Ready to start my next build and going through the planning stage at the moment. I’m trying to use up spare parts I already have rather tha…

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

12 Mar 1
Reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear

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

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Output method

Started by Holly Hodson. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker May 13. 4 Replies

Copper foil tape as shield.

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Arthur Payne May 2. 5 Replies

Why have a switch?

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by ILL GREEN Apr 12. 3 Replies

Problem with second-hand amp.

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Arthur Payne Apr 2. 5 Replies

Added the CB Gitty “Psycho Knob”

Started by Tim Pannabecker. Last reply by Paul Craig Mar 8. 16 Replies

Lipstick pickup and Telecaster neck pickup. What goes where?

Started by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Mar 1. 12 Replies

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

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

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