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My Jag just got quieter.....?!

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Vin_MM_Sabre_79, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. This is weird- and could be due to my doing something really dumb- but I'm a bit confused by it right now...
    I just did the Jag shielding mod outlined in a couple of the other threads, put my bass back together and it seems to be putting out way less volume ... :confused:

    Running it through my B15N I can turn it up to 8/10 without the amp breaking up- compared to my Sabre which makes it distort at about 4/10.

    Could I have knocked/broken something? It still behaves exactly the same way- no farts or distortion, just quieter (with or without preamp).

    OT: Just to derail my own thread for a second... For the grounding job I used a Circuit Writer conductive pen- which is usually used to repair and bridge circuit boards and just drew fat lines between the cavities to joint them. Seems to have worked a treat.
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    Offphase pickup maybe ?
  3. hmm. well I didnt actually disconnect anything- just unscrewed and lifted parts out- then replaced
  4. Mystery solved- a wire was preventing the jack from going all the way in. Put that one down to user error

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