Off He Goes Posted November 7, 2006 Report Share Posted November 7, 2006 I'm starting the rewiring on my project guitar. It's got a humbucker in the bridge, and a hb sized P-90 in the the neck. It's a drop in pickguard, like a strat, so all the electronics are on based of the pickguard. I've got two volume and two tone pots, and a three way switch, essentially a Les Paul setup, except for the P-90 in the neck. I've bought new pots, new input jack, new switch, and a capacitor. I thought I would need two caps but the tech suggested one, I'm not sure about that. Anyway I need help in the wiring. I'm not so concerned about the actual schematic, in that once I determine the wire code, I can base it off an LP diagram, but I just want to get the little things right. My first question is should I wrap the wires around the lugs on the pots, swtiches, and jacks, before I solder them? Or just solder them without wrapping? Also, how nessacary is it to solder all the grounds to the same location? I'm afraid I won't have enough space on the back of a volume pot, and I wasn't sure if I could use a coin instead, as someone suggeted? Lastly, I don't know how I can ground my TOM bridge. I had to fit the new one, my filling the pre-existing holes with a wooden dowel, and drilling new holes for the posts. I heard about putting a small long screw through the pickup cavity, so that it touches one of the posts, and solder a lead to that? If someone could help me out it would be great. This project has taken so long already, because of money, and school, that I really don't want to screw this part up. Thanks, Paul Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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