James "Jam" Ruddell
  • 45, Male
  • Clarkston, WA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share

James "Jam" Ruddell's Friends

  • Gary W aka Rev. Bluejeans
  • the anonymous pick
  • Uncle John

James "Jam" Ruddell's Discussions

2 double humbuckers with a piezo through a 5way switch

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Mar 12. 3 Replies

My latest prodjects is a 1/2 scale 6 string . I have 2 double humbuckers and a piezo under the bridge with a preamp . Is it possible to run them through a standard 5 way switch or will I need a super…Continue

 

James "Jam" Ruddell's Page

Latest Activity

Paul Craig commented on James "Jam" Ruddell's blog post Wiring diagram for 2 humbuckers and 1 piezo through a 5 way switch
"There's several ways to do this. You could wire the piezo in the #1 position, #2 for piezo and bridge HB, #3 for bridge HB, #4 for bridge and neck HB's and #5 for neck HB. Wire the piezo in the middle #3 position to have piezo only or…"
Mar 23
Derek Rose liked James "Jam" Ruddell's video
Mar 18
Derek Rose commented on James "Jam" Ruddell's video
Thumbnail

1489547123662

"Excellent! Nice playing like the others have said."
Mar 18
Gus K liked James "Jam" Ruddell's photo
Mar 17
Uncle John commented on James "Jam" Ruddell's photo
Thumbnail

Fantasy to Reality

"Wow, that does not look like a first build!   Nice story and info!"
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell commented on James "Jam" Ruddell's photo
Thumbnail

Fantasy to Reality

"Thanks Uncle John , this being the one that started it all that's pretty important."
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked Dave Lynas's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked Omar Mariani's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell commented on Jason Mills's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked Jason Mills's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked George Jones's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell commented on James "Jam" Ruddell's photo
Thumbnail

FB_IMG_1489352175056

"It was a real learning experience for me . It was the first full scale that I had built. I ended up having to seal the box because the top was warped."
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked Rob wrobel's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked Rob wrobel's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell liked Rob wrobel's photo
Mar 17
James "Jam" Ruddell commented on James "Jam" Ruddell's photo
Thumbnail

FB_IMG_1489529593999

"I was able to get just over 100 dB from the sound holes once I put in the sound boards and bracing ."
Mar 17

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
the C.B. Gritty newsletter
How many instruments have you built so far?
A few dozen in all different shapes and sizes
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I was a sheetmetal/steel fabricator for most of my life and here about 4 years ago I started loosing mobility on my right side and was diagnosed with Parkinson's. My fiance' is an accomplished musician and my muse . The first ever instrument that was built by my was a tennis racket banjo. And then a friend brought a pour ukulele that had been sat on , with a tear in his eye ask if I could bring it back and so I did as my first cigar box instrument .

James "Jam" Ruddell's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

James "Jam" Ruddell's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

James "Jam" Ruddell's Blog

Wiring diagram for 2 humbuckers and 1 piezo through a 5 way switch

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 3:24pm 2 Comments

I am looking to wire 2 double humbuckers with a pre-amped piezo through a 5way switch . Am I going to have to use a super switch to combat bucking ? I am not all that experienced with 5way switches so any help would be appreciated.

Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 2:29pm on March 12, 2017, Gary W aka Rev. Bluejeans said…

Thanks James!  Nice work from you, as well!

At 7:46am on March 12, 2017, Uncle John said…

Hi James.  I like your builds and amps.  It's good to have you for a CBN friend.

At 1:14pm on June 25, 2015, the anonymous pick said…

welcome  ;-)

 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation?How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

My music partner

Started by Richard Dean in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Jim Morris on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Latest Activity

Les Tingley and Joe Nanzer are now friends
17 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Richard Magnanti's photo
Thumbnail

Made myself a sign

"Best song ever."
25 minutes ago
Wal Callaby commented on Wal Callaby's photo
Thumbnail

The Great Bridge Debate

"Ipswich, S Dakota? The mind boggles... I should make clear that it's not my work, but…"
27 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's photo
Thumbnail

NFS Tinjo a go go

"Great job on those wood tones matching that great tin."
30 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Bjorn Damsgaard's photo
31 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Bjorn Damsgaard's photo
Thumbnail

The Red Wonder

"All nice, but that Iowa plate grabs me most. Good on the MD for sending those."
32 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Harold F Stubbs III's video
34 minutes ago
the anonymous pick commented on Dave Lynas's photo
Thumbnail

Ride in the car car

"Ican just imagine .. "
34 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Erasmo Coco's video
35 minutes ago
John left a comment for Michael F. Copado
""So did you just glue it to the underside of the box?" No. The neck ran through the box.…"
41 minutes ago
Kirk liked Kigar's discussion What do you do with your cut off pieces?
43 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's photo
Thumbnail

Howl at the moon.

"Thanks, guys.  This is one of those good deals where I like it better the day after stringing…"
47 minutes ago

Music

Loading…

© 2017   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service