output jack

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by b-land, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. b-land


    Nov 26, 2018
    Is there supposed to be a ground wire on the output port of a jazz bass?
  2. Not necessarily. Technically, it grounds through the metal control plate and as long as the jack and pots stay nice and tightly attached it’s fine. Never hurts to add a ground wire though.
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  3. ctmullins

    ctmullins Dominated Gold Supporting Member

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