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Humbucker into a CV50

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by daniel o, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. daniel o

    daniel o Tele-Meister

    318
    Aug 13, 2011
    manitoba
    my son has purchased a used set of Gibson humbuckers (I know they're Gibson). He wants to put one in place of the neck pickup on his CV50 Tele.

    problem is, the used humbuckers only have 1 wire coming out of the bottom and the Tele has 2 wires. how would we wire the humbucker into the Tele's switch?
     
  2. doof

    doof Tele-Holic

    have you tried stripping it to see if there's more than one wire inside that "wire"?
     
  3. donh

    donh Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 25, 2010
    Oh Aich Ten
    However they are configured, there must be two conductors for the pickup to function. As doof suggested, go looking . . . . .
     
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  5. ESQUIRE JR

    ESQUIRE JR Tele-Meister

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    Mar 8, 2010
    TX
    The single conductor & the braid=2 ??
     
  6. daniel o

    daniel o Tele-Meister

    318
    Aug 13, 2011
    manitoba
    as best as i can figure, the braid as ESQUIRE stated is the ground for this set up and the hot wire is inside. now i gotta figure out how to wire it up to work. ground to back of pot and hot to the 3 way switch?
     
  7. Thinlineggman

    Thinlineggman Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 15, 2011
    Oregon City, OR
    Yes.
     
  8. daniel o

    daniel o Tele-Meister

    318
    Aug 13, 2011
    manitoba
    awesome, thanks
     
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