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"You can twist the hot and ground wires together, and that provides some shielding. "

Skeesix replied May 1 to Copper foil tape as shield.

5 May 2
Reply by Arthur Payne

"My suggestion would be to test out the pickups first and see what you like the best.…"

Skeesix replied Mar 1 to Lipstick pickup and Telecaster neck pickup. What goes where?

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

"Yes, I would suggest the same thing as an easy fix. Adjust the height of the pickups…"

Skeesix replied Sep 11, 2016 to unbalanced pickups

13 Dec 30, 2016
Reply by Paul Craig

"Microphones and speakers can be used as pickups, but they're going to be weaker beca…"

Skeesix replied Aug 24, 2016 to old telephone handset carbon microphone use in CBG

6 Aug 24, 2016
Reply by David Clewell

"Brass is a tone sucker, at least for alnico magnets. You can either drill holes thro…"

Skeesix replied May 3, 2016 to Brass pickup covers?

6 Aug 5, 2016
Reply by Fomhorach

"The standard wire for pickups is 42 AWG, which as the others are saying, is about as…"

Skeesix replied Jan 2, 2016 to Winding/building a flatpup humbucker

7 Jan 2, 2016
Reply by Wayfinder

"Yes - the extra distance will make it softer sounding. You could potentially mount t…"

Skeesix replied Aug 17, 2015 to Placement for mag pup

10 Aug 18, 2015
Reply by Habanera Hal

"Short answer, yes. The magnets are all oriented the same way. The steel will stick o…"

Skeesix replied Jan 5, 2015 to Convert 4 pole mag to bar style pickup

6 Jan 5, 2015
Reply by Skeesix

"Stick a guitar cable (1/4 plug) into the jack. The tip of the plug will touch metal…"

Skeesix replied Dec 28, 2012 to What is this end pin jack used for?

6 Dec 29, 2012
Reply by Chris Thomas

"The "one" wire is actually two. The outside metal braid is the ground wire which act…"

Skeesix replied Dec 15, 2012 to Humbuckers Help!

6 Jan 14, 2013
Reply by Wayne Palasia

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Output method

Started by Holly Hodson. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Sep 22. 5 Replies

Creackle from Volume and Tone pots

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Sep 22. 4 Replies

Dealing with hum...

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Sep 22. 6 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

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

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