I've been trying to post a discussion on the "Wiring and Electronics" page for the last two days but keep getting the message "We're sorry, we are having an issue with this page. Follow this link to…Continue
"That’s how I did it. Gluing wings on the neck under the bridge won’t affect tone. The type of wood used in the neck and body and the style of attaching it does (neck through vs bolt on vs glue on). Neck through tend to…"
"Haven't used a hard tail bridge on any of my builds, but it seems as if by nature they spread the contact area of the bridge over a larger surface of the box and by doing so will dampen the vibrations passed to the top. I would think that they…"
On my latest build I used a hard-tail bridge for the first time. I had a couple of issues with it but with help from members of this forum got it all installed and the result is pretty good. However, I do have another queryThe top of the box is quite thin, about 5mm. (just between 3/16" and 1/4") and I assumed that this would not support the tension of the strings if the bridge was screwed just to the top. This being the case I added a couple of wings to the neck just under the bridge and…See More
"On a side note, You can wire in a .047 cap between the neck pickup and the volume pot as a filter for bass to take out dark muddy tone. Usually only needed for higher output humbuckers in the neck position."
"Can you post a pic of your wiring?
Yeah, you should solder a ground wire on top of the pots connecting each other.
From what I read, you have caps for both tone and volume knobs? Usually the caps are for the tone pot. They can make your tone…"
"It’s because Alpha pots are made in Thailand now, I stopped using them years ago? Cleaning a pot is just simply squirting cleaner into the cavity & rotating the shaft from end to end. You may need to repeat a few times? FYI don’t use…"
"(Ning) , the platform cbn runs on , 'is having tech issues , they are working on the photo loading issues , Which should be fixed soon . and are investigating other issues , During the fixing process , expect some temporary effects to other…"
"Try cleaning them out first like Brian suggested, there's how to videos on the net.
I try to stay away from the mini pots because so many that I've bought ended up in the trash can. The larger Alpha pots are starting to become all useless…"