Troubled in my telephone pickup wiring

Discussion in 'Tele-Technical' started by Agent007, Sep 29, 2020.

When wiring my telecaster pickups from a diagram they hardly ever work

  1. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong

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  2. are the online charts no good

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  3. Am I missgg

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  1. Agent007

    Agent007 NEW MEMBER!

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    I'm not sure if I'm doing this right I've just got an account here , I wire up my telecaster from an online wiring diagram it almost never workseen can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong I'm sure it's me
     
  2. Gardo

    Gardo Tele-Afflicted

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    I find it helps to trace the path of the current , knowing that electricity follows the path of least resistance. The switch can seem complicated . Mapping it out should help . The first one I wired I followed a diagram and carefully did exactly what I saw, the problem was the diagram shows the switch flipped from what I was looking at. Once I figured that out it was easy
    Hope this helps
    And welcome to the forum
     
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    Ebidis Tele-Afflicted

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    I can't help. My telephone doesn't have pickups.
     
  4. john_cribbin

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    Welcome to the forum.

    To help we really need two things from you:

    A copy of the diagram you're following.
    Good pictures of your wiring.

    Someone here will spot the issue.
     
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