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2 pups, 1 vol., no blend, no tone

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by jondog, May 21, 2005.

  1. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    OK, I want the simplest possible knob config. while still having 2 pups. Can I use one of the existing vol. knobs and just wire both pups to it on the same lug? Would that sound the same as having both pups on full? Does the ground wire to the bridge just go from the pot casing? Thanks!
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    yup, just wire both hot leads to the usual lug on the one vol pot. ground wire would be wired as usual
  3. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Thanks! My weekend project is installing a Roland GK pup in my SX 5 string P. I'm glad this bass is cheap because I've hacked the body in a few places I shouldn't have, but I'm pretty sure it's going to work out great!

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