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MTD Kingston 5 p/u mods?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by BassBaron, Jun 7, 2002.

  1. BassBaron


    Jul 20, 2001
    San Jose, CA
    I'm thinking of getting a Kingston 5 and was wondering about the pickup. Is it all potted-in in the back? I'd want to add a series/parallel/tap switch ala MM Sterling & Stingray5, but don't know if you can even get at the wire connecting the coils (they wouldn't let me take it apart in the store :D ) Or is it already a 4-wire p/u? Any thoughts from people who have tinkered with a K5 would be appreciated!
  2. If you could explain me how I can find out what you want to know I can look at my K5!

  3. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Well, from memory, it had two wires leading out of it, as memory serves, whatever that means. I had it out while I was shimming the pup (show accident) up a bit to get a bit better output. A red one, and a white one, and they lead directly from the plastic casing, with no other real ways "into" the pickup.

    Of course, I could be mistaken. I often am.

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