Pickup makers wiring diagrams.

SKATTERBRANE

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Mine is simply Gibson:



Just like a car battery, Red = hot. Black = ground. The white and green tie the two coils together.

Oh and, I also use Gibson as a reference here:

 

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My stuff is the same as Gibson and I always orient North side to the slugs.

Slug North start = red
Slug North end = white (tied to green unless splitting)

Screw South finish = green (tied to white unless splitting)
Screw South start = black

Fancy printed diagrams are not finished yet. :)
 

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My 4-conductors just duplicate the Duncan code.

My Splat humbuckers are:

White = hot
Red = Splat
Black and bare = ground
(IGNORE THE GREEN LEAD)

The Splat code also applies to my tapped P90's.

You will occasionally see P90's from me with a black, white and bare (ignore red & green) because the customer wanted to be able to flip the P90 out of phase, or because I couldn't guarantee it would be in phase with the other pickup in the customer's guitar so they could reverse the leads if they were out.
 

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Thanks to all of you guys . Great info to have .
 

cooljuk

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Mine are pretty easy.

Shield = ground
Core = hot

I highly recommend 50's wiring, 500-550k quality pots, and high quality caps with my pickups.

 

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My stuff is the same as Gibson and I always orient North side to the slugs.
This is what I want to see added as well. As not all mags are positioned equal,so to say :naughty:
It's very annoying when swapping out mags,only to find...

On some,North is oriented away from the slugs.

Great sticky. Much needed. Thanx all :yesway:
 

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On mine North is always towards the slugs, as well. If a customer requests a flipped magnet, it will be the neck that gets the flip.
 

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How do I put a diagram in here without having to pay $50 a month for a hosting service?
 

jonesy

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The Sheptone 4 conductor leads are the same color codes as Gibson uses...

 

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I hate the way that most 5 way switch diagrams are shown...they tend to mean nothing in relation to the 5 way switches that I ever have.

That photographic diagram for MHD is really nice.
 

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I hate the way that most 5 way switch diagrams are shown...they tend to mean nothing in relation to the 5 way switches that I ever have.

That photographic diagram for MHD is really nice.
That is actually a 3 way toggle switch not a 5 way, and the switch shown in that MHD diagram is an import style toggle switch which has a slightly different layout than a Switchcraft toggle switch like you see in many LP's. Hot lug out and ground lug are on opposite sides of the frame.
 


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