Help with wiring a Strat, please!

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  1. Norrin Radd

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    So I followed an old wiring diagram I had laying around for this pickguard. Trouble is, I have no tone control on my bridge pickup. I'd like to have it so that I DO have tone control on my bridge pickup. Right now the further tone control affects the middle pickup and the one next to the volume controls the neck. How can I fix this?

    Thanks!

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  2. dan1952

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    Simply run a wire from the lug on the switch that is connected to the middle pickup tone control to the empty lug on the switch next to it. Leave both lugs connected and the back tone knob will work on both the middle and bridge pickups.
     
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    Thank you! Will do.
     
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    Yep. Dan's got you covered there. It's a super easy mod.

     
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    Thx, Roger, I cant figure out how to copy and paste on my phone...thanks for pickin' me up!
     
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    You guys are the greatest! Love this forum. :)
     
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    Hmmm... Is it possible to have the middle position have its own tone and neck and bridge using the other one? You can't have neck and bridge on at the same time anyway, so if they shared the tone knob you'd always have independent tone controls for each of the active pickups in any position.
     
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