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Hello. I am trying to install a seymour duncan sh1 59 humbucker into my stratocaster, and have run into a problem. On every wiring diagram i posess, there are 4 wires coming out of the pickup. But mine only has one wire, with cloth and then metal sheilding. Two of the wires are connected to each other, so i suppose they arent really necessary to be on the outside. But i am still in need of an earth wire for the pickup and i was wondering if you could tell me what to do? Thank you.

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what do you mean when you say two of the wires are connected to each other? where are these wires - at the pickup or coming out of the cloth and metal shielded bit?

if it is a single conducter pickup, then the inner black wire is the hot output, and the braided shield is earth.

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