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seymour duncan basslines ground wire?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by chilievans, Jan 14, 2013.


  1. chilievans

    chilievans

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    Does anyone know which write is the ground in a Seymour duncan stk-j1?
     
  2. Cadfael

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  3. chilievans

    chilievans

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    Thanks bud.
    The reason I ask is that I've fitted a j-retro and since doing so my pick ups have been buzzing when I touch the poles. I figure they need grounding. So of I connect the bare wire to the shielding the problem should go. Yes?
     
  4. Cadfael

    Cadfael

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    Yes.

    If there is a bare wire, it ALWAYS HAS to be soldered to GROUND.

    The bare wire on a "5 conductor cable" never "influences the coils".
    If you had an out-of-phase problem when both PUs are on, you would have to change the black and green wire, but bare would always have to be connected to ground.
     
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  6. chilievans

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    Thanks man. That's just what I needed to hear
     

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