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Electronics Problem?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by JohnnySocko, May 28, 2002.

  1. JohnnySocko


    Apr 24, 2001
    I went to go pick up my bass, but I was
    standing on the chord that was plugged in my bass.
    It ripped out of the jack. And now it sounds like I have a short or something in the electronics. Ive tried other chords and my other bass sounds just fine. So have I screwed something up inside? Thanks

  2. Jontom


    Mar 11, 2002
    New York
    Open the electronics cavity. Look for loose wires around the input jack. If you find a loose wire(a wire going... NOWHERE!), you need to re-attach it. You need a soldering iron and some silver solder. If you're not sure where the wire WAS attached, look for solder on the tabs of the input jack or surrounding connections. If you have a Switchcraft self-contained input jack, you may have to replace it because they are difficult, if not impossible to repair. If you have a Fender-type jack, you may be able to bend the inner tab to give a better connection. Its possible that your cord bent the connection.

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