Anything wrong with this wiring kit, or should I go another route?

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  1. dragonbat13

    dragonbat13 Junior Member

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    I am considering this kit for my studio. Right now I am just using pickups that I have on hand. I am setting this guitar up for a lot of classic rock and blues work. Gonna be using the guitar to drive the front end of my different tube amps for overdrive for the most part. Think of a Gibson into a Champ type thing. IDK if I am gonna like 50s wiring or what, but that is easily reversible to figure out what I like.

    Anybody ever used the kit mentioned above, or have any other recommendations? You can check out the rest of the guitar build in my signature below.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Al Walker

    Al Walker Senior Member

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    I've bought pots from them before. That kit looks good enough. I don't know about an A2 neck pickup. It may be too muddy. I'd go for an A3.
     
  3. dragonbat13

    dragonbat13 Junior Member

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    Yea, I am having second thoughts on the a2 neck myself. But IDK what I want to do with the pickup end yet to be honest. So I am gonna throw what I got in there first before I start dumping money into that. I still gotta get conversion tuner bushings for the lockers. Right now I am at work offshore for two weeks, so I am researching wiring.
     
  4. ARandall

    ARandall Senior Member

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    As upgrades go, the pickups and wiring are the most important tonally.
    As to the 50's wiring.....that can be converted to modern with re-doing 1 solder joint so as long as your components are decent you can flip between the two in almost real time to see what you like better.
     
  5. stp

    stp Member

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    looks good to me
     
  6. Brutus

    Brutus Senior Member

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    I've used that kit before with no problems. All good components. You shouldn't have any trouble.
     
  7. BlueCajun

    BlueCajun Senior Member

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    +1. Looks like a good kit. And I've bought pots and caps from Art of Tone. Good prices and fast shipping.
     
  8. sonar

    sonar Senior Member

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    I bought their Strat wiring kit to upgrade from crappy MIJ wiring.

    Quality parts at a good price.
     
  9. YANKEEFAN4LIFE72

    YANKEEFAN4LIFE72 Senior Member

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    I've used that kit on 2 les Paul's and it really opened up both, good stuff here and fast shipping!
     
  10. scrumm21

    scrumm21 Premium Member

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    Always had good luck with Art of Tone products\service
     
  11. dragonbat13

    dragonbat13 Junior Member

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    Thanks for all the replies. I am gonna go ahead and order it, and do the find tuning later on down the road. Should get my guitar up and going right now.
     

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