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4-way switch question

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by skinny ted, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. skinny ted

    skinny ted TDPRI Member

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    i had the idea for a 4-way switch to go something like:

    pos1: bridge
    pos2: bridge/neck
    pos3: neck
    pos4: neck(deep rhythm)

    basically a blend between standard and 52' wiring.
    possible? and can anyone point to some schematics..can't seem to find any.
    -Thanks alot
     
  2. moonshiner

    moonshiner Friend of Leo's

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    explain pos4 please?
     
  3. Wally

    Wally Telefied Ad Free Member

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    Ted, it might be simpler to retain your 3-way switch and add the 1mfd cap on the neck pup to ground via a push/pull pot on the tone control...or volume..whichever you would prefer. That 1mfd cap yields a bassy sound...they used it mainly for 'tic-tac' bass....reinforcing the stand-up doghouse basses of the day. You could experiment with smaller values and possibly find a more suitable 'dark rhythm' tone.
     
  4. Dacious

    Dacious Poster Extraordinaire

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    In practice if you put the switch in neck-pup only and roll the tone off to almost 'zero' or full bass you will achieve the same thing. The 1mfd cap might make a minor difference but in reality with a 25.5" scale you're not going to pull any major extra bottom end out of it.
     
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