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 ground wire on the output jack port of a fender jazz bass?
  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
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    yes of course. wouldn't make sound without one. (What am I missing?)
  3. ctmullins

    ctmullins Dominated Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 18, 2008
    MS Gulf Coast
    I'm highly opinionated and extremely self-assured
    It’s possible that some people/builders/factories rely upon the control plate to supply this connection. Bad practice, but it works just fine. Until it doesn’t...