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Pickup install

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean Nov 16, 2017. 15 Replies

helloI am installing a single coil  pickup. It has three wires, pos, neg and ground. I am soldering it to an input which has a positive and negative but what do I do with the ground?The pick up can…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rupe Power Oct 13, 2017. 8 Replies

Hello from cool Halifax, Nova ScotiaBuilding my second guitar but learning to play still number one.I was wondering if someone can tell me when you install a pickup, I'm installing a 3 pole pickup I…Continue

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"Hi Rupe, It would help to know what you want to do yourself vs. buy.  You can buy premade necks, fretboards with frets, or do it all from scratch.  Also there are four sizes of ukulele's, the soprano is the smallest and I'd…"
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Rupe Power replied to Rupe Power's discussion Pickup install
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Paul Craig replied to Rupe Power's discussion Pickup install
"Your ground wire should go to all the electronic components(switches/ back or side of pots/ output jack) and the bridge or stop tail piece(where the string ends are)."
Nov 16, 2017
Richard Dean replied to Rupe Power's discussion Pickup install
"What JL said, I should have looked at the link for wire colors, there are a variety of wire colors out there due to different manufacturers, and especially the China made ones don't seem to always follow any typical guide, I've had them…"
Nov 16, 2017
JL replied to Rupe Power's discussion Pickup install
"From the very page you pointed at... This set includes the pickup, which has a 13" 3-conductor lead (red is positive, white negative, uninsulated/silver is the case ground),..."
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