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help with installing pups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by OblivionBass, Sep 28, 2005.


  1. OblivionBass

    OblivionBass

    Jul 3, 2005
    Hey, i just ordered some new p bass pickups and wanted to know some tips (does and donts) and a guide on how to solder them

    not really how to solder, but which wires go where
    (I can probably figure it out, but i just dont want to mess up)

    or if anyone knows a beginners guide site?

    thanks.
     
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    if you go to basslines.com (seymour duncan website), you'll find a P bass wiring diagram in their schematics section.

    As to do's and dont's: clean the iron tip at start of each session. Heat the work, not the solder - in otherwords heat the wire and press the solder to the hot wire, not the other way round. Otherwise you have hot solder flowing over cold wire and you get 'cold' solder joints which don't conduct properly.,