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extra wires and double stack(seymour duncan)

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ryan morris, May 24, 2001.


  1. ryan morris

    ryan morris Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    ok, i have installed a couple sets of seymour duncan pu's. i did them the way it says, by soldering the two wires together and using the other two. but, why do i have to do this? am i not using my pu's full potential? why is it double stacked and have the extra wires?
    thanks ryan
     
  2. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    I'm guessin' you're talkin' about the S/D Classic Stack
    that you put in the neck position of your MIA J?
    I believe the Classic Stack is a hum-bucking J type,
    hence the four wires. I think you DID wire it correctly -
    the second coil is meant to reduce hum. You could
    intstall a switch or switch/pot to run it's main coil in
    'single' mode (non H/B), but some hum may return.
     
  3. ryan morris

    ryan morris Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    well, that makes a bunch of sense. thank you. later, ryan