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Highway One P volume loss

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Arjankoster, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. Arjankoster


    Aug 26, 2011
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    Hey Guys,

    Today I decided to replace the greasebucket wiring from my 2007 Highway One P. I followed the wiring diagram from the Seymour Duncan website (http://www.seymourduncan.com/support...atic=std_pbass). I used a .047 mF cap.

    Now I get a beautiful tone when I roll of my tone but I lose so much volume! I really have to crank my amp to get it audible and when I roll my tone back in I almost go deaf, so much difference in volume.

    Could this be due to the baddassII bridge (so much highs that I filter almost all of my signal away when I roll of the tone), or could there be something else that's causing this?

    Any help or similar experiences would be greatly appreciated!

  2. megafiddle


    May 25, 2011
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    It's definitely not the bridge.

    If you lose the volume altogether with the tone at "0", it could be a shorted tone cap,
    or a wiring problem like a short.

    One other possibility is a very large cap value. What cap did you use? How is it marked?


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