"Hey, I did enjoy the video. I subscribe to Del's channel so I had already seen it. Del is one of my favorite builders and I have the guitar featured in the YouTube link I posted where he showed the actual wiring and the wiring diagram for that…"
"Hi Steve, regarding your volume pot problem, I haven't tried this configuration myself but perhaps https://cigarboxnation.com/profile/DelPuckett could enlighten you as he produced the YouTube video. I posted this here as you've closed…"
"To the two or three folks who offered any kind of response to my post for help, I replaced the volume pot with a new one and still had the same issue ~ volume is on at same level no matter what you do with the volume knob.
I was sure somebody here…"
"No didn't mean to give the impression I was talking about the tone knob. Strictly talking about having volume even with the volume knob turned all the way off. Tone control seems to be working fine, as is everything else."
Working on my 19th cbg build. However, this is just my second build using two pick-ups, 3-way switch w/tone & volume. My first two pick-up build was a humbucker and a piezo. Using a wiring diagram supplied to me by Del Puckett, a well-known and expert cbg builder, I was able to wire this guitar with no problems.This second build however, has been a son of a beech tree. I used two matching chrome mini-humbuckers from cbgitty for this build and the wiring diagram from the first build. After…See More
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"Love these lessons, Shane. I'm astounded that you are still taking time out from what I'm sure are very jam-packed days to share some of these classic blues tunes. If you build and don't play, you're literally missing out on half…"
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Hi Steve, regarding your volume pot problem, I haven't tried this configuration myself but perhaps https://cigarboxnation.com/profile/DelPuckett could enlighten you as he produced the YouTube video. I posted this here as you've closed discussion on the post.