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EMG mess

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by Clint1973, Apr 23, 2021.

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  1. Clint1973

    Clint1973 NEW MEMBER!

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    I have a jackson guitar it has 1 vol 1 tone an a 3 way blade switch an I took out the original pickups an popped in 2 EMG HUMBUCKERS .The EMG hums have 3 wires each red ,white, an black. red goes to the battery ,blacks get grounded on vol pot, an the 2 white wires go to the proper places on the blade switch. I did this perfect but I cannot get them to work they will hum or fed back but nothing from the pickups I checked em there not blown an im lost an desperately need help badly thanks in advance to my guitar friends
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    You are using the EMG wiring harness and pots, correct? everything should be plug and play. Active EMG pickups will not work with the pots and wiring you used with passive pickups (maybe the wiring but why?).
     
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    Take a clear shot of your control cavity as it sits now and post that.
     
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