Remove neck pickup from tone circuit

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  1. DimEyeGuitarGuy

    DimEyeGuitarGuy Tele-Meister

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    Hey folks,
    I want to rewire my control plate so the neck pick up is completely removed from the tone circuit.

    I’ve done some research and found this diagram. I just want to get some feedback that this is correct.
    As I understand, I’d remove the wire that is the red blob and add a wire for the long red line. This look right to you guys?

    Appreciate any feedback.

    Thanks,
    Tom[​IMG]
     
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  2. LutherBurger

    LutherBurger Friend of Leo's

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    Yes, you got it. The tone control will affect the bridge and middle switch positions, but not the neck position.
     
  3. theprofessor

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    Here's what I have for a Tele with only the bridge pickup hooked into the tone circuit.

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    The first diagram will work well. I did my 60s T-style that way. :cool:
     
  5. DimEyeGuitarGuy

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    The one I posted?
     
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    Thank you
     
  7. SnidelyWhiplash

    SnidelyWhiplash Friend of Leo's

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    Yes. Sorry it took so long to respond. :(
     
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    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    They both work well, accomplishing different things. The one @theprofessor posted has a tone control ONLY in bridge position, and middle and neck have none. The other one has a tone control in both bridge and middle positions.
     
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    I can't comment on the 2nd diagram provided by the professor. I can just say that I used the first for one of my own instruments. :cool:
     
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    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    No worries, I figured. I just wanted to clarify for others that these both work, and they're different. The 'other' one is occasionally requested, but isn't as widely found online.
     
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