Gibson style toggle switch question

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  1. Ghostdriver

    Ghostdriver Tele-Meister

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    Hi folks,
    I would like to fit a Gibson style toggle switch to a Tele, see picture of what I have.

    now I have wired a few in my past but never with one of these, only ever used conventional blade style.

    so, two questions, anyone have a wiring diagram and I guess more importantly will this style of switch work for regular single coil configuration as I read somewhere that it alters the normal mid position parallel tone to in series tone. I quite fancy the parallel option for a humbucker kinda grunt!

    any help appreciated
    Cheers guys 191CF611-9161-4D48-AC96-DDE15ADE4F1F.png
     
  2. trev333

    trev333 Telefied Ad Free Member

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    I've done a few... pickup hots to the outside lugs, centre lug back to V pot.... pickup grounds to a pot back..

    mid pos is parallel...like fenders,,,

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    was waiting for a switch knob for this one..

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  3. Ghostdriver

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    Cool thanks Trev
     
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  4. Ghostdriver

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    sorry Trev, quick question on this, you say centre lug Back to v pot, on a three pronged v pot, which one do i solder to ?

    cheers in advance
     
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    Well, I used regular on/on/on (series/split/parallel) switch and then disguised it :lol:

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    google is your friend....;)

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