Help wiring my 3-pickup guitar

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  1. sloan11

    sloan11 TDPRI Member

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    I have a guitar with 3 strat pickups in it

    I would like to wire it with the electrosocket 6 way switch to add bridge and neck in parallel

    I would also like a mini switch for series switching (neck/mid, mid/bridge I suppose....im told neck/bridge is bad idea)

    Also I want just one volume knob and one time knob.

    Can anyone help me with a diagram or explain how to go about this?

    (And a recommendation for a good quality mini switch would be appreciated!)

    Thanks
     
  2. Zepfan

    Zepfan Poster Extraordinaire

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    If you use 3 minitoggles, 2 on/off for neck and bridge pickups, 1 on/off/on for the middle, you could get neck/middle or bridge/middle in series/parallel - all 3 pickups series/parallel - and neck/bridge.
     
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    In conjunction with a 5 way switch? Or...
     
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    Actually I may just like to do a regular 5 way switch and add mini toggles for series neck/ mid and mid/bridge

    Still just 2 knobs [vol tone ]

    Any advice ?
     
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    In place of the 5-way.
     
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    If you want to keep the 5-way switch, you could add a mini-toggle 2-way on/on DPDT switch for series/parallel on the middle pickup. It would also be better to remove the middle pickup from the tone circuit and run the bridge pickup to a tone.
     
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    Wire it like a standard 5 way strat switch and add a push pull pot or a mini switch to add N+B
     
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