I have nearly wired in my first CBG but just want to make sure it is right. I have soldered the capacitor to the left hand leg/solder post on the tone pot (as viewed from the back with legs facing…Continue
"thanks for the help I have mounted the humbucker into the plastic case it came with so is now not touching any metal. I have not yet isolated the pots or jack as wanted to see how it would sound and it is all working well including the tone…"
"It's just better to isolate everything everywhere (shafts included) . There is a chance that your "tin" contains more aluminum than metal , so even if you incorporated the lid as a ground , it wouldnt work…"
"Thanks, after I string it up i will test it and see what happens, I did plug it in and it tapped the top of the tin and it sounded a bit like a stomp box drum so I guess the whole top is acting like a pickup as it is.
The volume knob worked but the…"
"Actually it does matter what lug your cap is soldered too. The good news is they both work. But they will sound and work slightly different. Try it one way. Then try it the other.
Anonymous gave great advice. Isolate! "
I have nearly wired in my first CBG but just want to make sure it is right. I have soldered the capacitor to the left hand leg/solder post on the tone pot (as viewed from the back with legs facing upwards) As I see this on a diagram however many videos I watch seem to show the capacitor being wired to the middle leg on the tone pot. Does it matter which leg the capacitor goes to on the tone pot? Also I am using a tin box for the top and my mini humbucker is cut into the top of the tin but…See More