Mini toggle pickup selection, looking for other ideas.

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  1. jfgesquire

    jfgesquire Tele-Holic

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    So, right now on my Vintage Modified SSH, I bought a blank plate and drilled it for mini toggles.

    It's a cross between a Brent Mason and a regular Nashville.

    I think I'll like this way best because now I can have all 7 pickup combinations, and even "all off". I do like the standby switch on my old Country Gentleman when I play it out so this gives me that convenience as well.

    I love the pickups that came with this, all Duncan Designed - mini humbucker in the neck, stacked Strat coil in the middle and stacked Tele bridge. There is no hum at all.. so much shielding and grounding the likes I have never seen before!

    But I'm up for more options... Maybe doing push-pull pots...

    I don't want to do the Brent Mason 3 knobs even though I like the idea of a blend knob for my middle pickup, in fact I had my Strat rewired that way 30 years ago.

    I'm more wondering if I were to try to split that humbucker to bring it down a little, am I losing humbucking, because the other two already are stacked with a reverse coil? Could the push/pull flip the humbucker to parallel instead of series? How does a mini humbucker sound in parallel?[​IMG]

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    I spent a about an hour the other day looking for a on off switch button like on the Fishman Greg Koch pickup control plate. There's a few similar on ebay for low cost but most have led light rings which makes for a cheesy look. It's hard to find small ones too, most are close to the size of the control knobs.
     
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    It wants to flip the picture sideways... Oh well...

    Edit to try a different pic...[​IMG]
     
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