Tone cap bad? Otherwise sounds like there's a connection issues somewhere in there. Tough to troubleshoot when things appear and then suddenly disappear for no good reason.
CS 51 Nocaster, "Nashcaster"/Nashville>Nocaster conv., MIM>Nashville conv./Onamac Tall Blues pups, Squier CVC/Keystones pups, CV 60's Jazz Bass, Matt Freeman PBass/Wilde P46 pup, Taylor 414CE. Roland Cube 40xl, Bugera v5, Roland BC 60, tc BG250, GK MB112.