volume drop after HB install

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by swamper95, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. swamper95

    swamper95 TDPRI Member

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    Hello. I have just installed a seymour duncan mini HB in to the neck pos on my classic vibe,Love the new pick up. The problem is it seems i have lost all the low end when toggel is in middle position, and a massive volume drop as if its only reading the bridge pic up. I have wired as per schematic hot to toggel and outer mesh cable to volume pot (ground)
    This is my first pick up replacement just wondering if anyone can shed some light on this lil' prob ..
     
  2. Derek Kiernan

    Derek Kiernan Friend of Leo's

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    Could be out of phase. Switch the hot and ground from the coil on one of the pickups to see if it help - probably the single, since the humbucker might have the ground attached to the shielded jacket.
     
  3. swamper95

    swamper95 TDPRI Member

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    Thanks Derek ill give that a go.
     
  4. adam.gotch

    adam.gotch Tele-Meister

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    Yes---they are out of phase with one another. You will need to switch the hot & ground wires on the bridge pickup. Let me know if you need any info on how to do that.
     
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