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another nashville deluxe wiring question

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by gee., Apr 30, 2013.

  1. gee.

    gee. Tele-Meister

    258
    Sep 25, 2011
    stl
    hi! i have a 2006 nashville deluxe ash tele. i searched for a diagram, but couldn't find it. i want to wire up the stock 5way to get the neck/bridge in position 3. i'd rather not use a push/pull....
    i'd like to have the switch left to right go:

    1 bridge
    2 bridge/middle
    3 bridge/neck
    4 neck/middle
    5 neck

    pretty sure i've seen this mentioned, i just can't remember what site i saw it on. thanks guys!
     

  2. waparker4

    waparker4 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 9, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    Can't be done w/ the standard switch.
     

  3. sjtalon

    sjtalon Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member


  4. JohnS

    JohnS Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    69
    Mar 18, 2003
    Sparks, NV
    Stew Mac sells a Megaswitch that does that combo. Only drawback is that it only takes a Strat switch knob.
     

  5. gee.

    gee. Tele-Meister

    258
    Sep 25, 2011
    stl
    Darn, we'll lucky for me I just happen to have a push/pull. How should I do that?
     

  6. gee.

    gee. Tele-Meister

    258
    Sep 25, 2011
    stl
    I'd eventually like to get a 3way and use the push pull to add the middle so I could do tele standard and pull up on the tone for strat tones. Is that do-able? Thanks again guys.
     

  7. waparker4

    waparker4 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 9, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    3 pickup tele wiring with push on middle pickup

    Crudely adapted from Phostenix's diagram for middle pickup blend:

    The switch basically just adds the middle pickup to the volume pot, or disconnects the middle pickup when the pot is pushed down.

    It is hard to see /my photoshop work sucks, but that yellow lead is going straight from the middle pickup to the push/pull switch, center terminal.

    strat-tele-wiring-push-middle-on.jpg
     

  8. sjtalon

    sjtalon Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    That would actually be the easy route.

    On mine, I installed a p/p tone pot, and it is bridge on. Leaves the switch the same, and other than the tone pot wiring, it was two wires to add.


    7 way !
     

  9. gee.

    gee. Tele-Meister

    258
    Sep 25, 2011
    stl
    So using the push/pull to add bridge is a different wiring diagram than the one above, correct?
     

  10. waparker4

    waparker4 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 9, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    I believe sjtalon is referring to a standard strat 5-way switch with a push/pull to turn the bridge on, adds the following 2 positions for 7 total
    bridge + neck
    bridge + neck + middle

    The diagram I posted was like a standard telecaster wiring (3 way switch) with a middle position on, total of 6 sounds
    bridge, bridge/neck, neck
    bridge+mid, bridge+neck+mid, neck+mid
    (no mid only)
     

  11. sjtalon

    sjtalon Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Yep, 5 way Strat-O-Tone (as factory). The switch simply adds the bridge to any sel. switch position.
     

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  12. bblumentritt

    bblumentritt Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 3, 2012
    Austin, Texas
    Here's what I did.

    I used the OLD American Deluxe Telecaster wiring. This adds a mini toggle switch in between the Vol and Tone controls (you could use a push-pull), which activates the bridge pickup in positions 2 and 4.

    With the mini toggle engaged, position 4 now plays all three pickups, which gives a very thick Strat quack.

    With the mini toggle activated, position 5 now plays the traditional Tele neck/bridge combo.

    Positions (which are the Standard Strat postions):
    1. Bridge
    2. Bridge + middle
    3. Middle only
    4. Middle plus neck
    5. Neck only
    Engaging the mini toggle yields the following:
    1. Bridge
    2. Bridge + middle
    3. Middle only
    4. Neck + middle + bridge
    5. Neck + Bridge


    Here's a picture of the old American Deluxe Telecaster (courtesy of telecster).
    [​IMG]
     

  13. JohnS

    JohnS Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    69
    Mar 18, 2003
    Sparks, NV
    Did something even simpler back when. SPST mini toggle that added the middle pup when "on" and did nothing when "off." I think that is what they did with the American Deluxe Tele back in 1997. Uses standard 3 way Tele wiring otherwise.
     

  14. gee.

    gee. Tele-Meister

    258
    Sep 25, 2011
    stl
    thanks for the diagram! it worked like a charm. even soldering with bleary eyes at 2am i was able to get this to work. I had to flip a wire on the tone pot though, because it was working in reverse. i might've just read the orientation of it wrong. thanks for all your help. i might have to route out some wood in the control cavity 'cause my tone pot sticks up a little too high for comfort, but thats no biggie. now im gonna go enjoy some o' that bridge/neck tone everyones a' talkin' 'bout.
     

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