Important PSA regarding pickup replacements!

Does that new pickup fit? You sure?

Les Paul push pull that’s not from the Page playbook

Most guitar players don’t get the most sounds out of what most humbuckers have to offer. Jimmy Page got around to it in the 80’s. Story is he had some engineer design a switching system for his Les Paul using four push pull pots that incorporated coil splitting, phase reversal, and one pickup running inContinue reading “Les Paul push pull that’s not from the Page playbook”

Neck shave, heal carve, pickup swap

I’ve neglected the website but I have been busy in the shop. Just finished a cool job on a Jackson 7 string the involved thinning the neck, carving the heel, and a pickup swap. First: Neck shave. Plenty of ways to do it. I prefer my Veritas spoke shave for the bulk of the operation.Continue reading “Neck shave, heal carve, pickup swap”

Super sick strat series pickup wire optionsĀ 

I recently had a customer slip into the Gutter with his American Strat (I greese the sidewalk to “attract” customers). At some point he had a push pull pot installed giving him three series modes. You can see the mod detailed here. While in series mode these are the pickup switch combinations. Position Bridge andContinue reading “Super sick strat series pickup wire optionsĀ “