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Old 01-16-2018, 02:28 PM   #51
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Hello! How can I tell if I wired my humbuckers right? I think it is not as loud as I thought it would be. Doesn't push drive as much as I thought so too.
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The roller bridge is interesting. Let us know how you like it after playing for awhile.

I don't know the answer to your humbucker wiring questions but is it a 2 wire or 4 wire pickup?
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Hello! How can I tell if I wired my humbuckers right? I think it is not as loud as I thought it would be. Doesn't push drive as much as I thought so too.
You seem to having a great time with your project!! Good for you it turned out well
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Ok! Here she is! Buffed frets, oiled the fretboards, but I can't get to make the matte black shine!

rail blades on bridge
P94 style P90 on neck
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Used Ernie Ball 7-string set but took out the 46 and saving it for my tele.

I am loving the P90 tone! It is my first time to try one and it really does sound different!

The roller bridge is just amazing! Fill told me that it will make my 10s feel like 9s... and this is so true! It has Ernie Ball 10s but jas 56 on the 6th string as this will be a dedicated Drop D tuned guitar.

Next break, I will record a comparo before mods vs after mods and post it soon!

Thank you everyone for your advice and following. Thank you Fill!

The rails humbucker bridge wasn't what I was expecting for a high output. I probably need to dial in a tone for it. Or, maybe I'll get a cheapo high output in the future.

She is really quiet! I guess the effort in shielding really paid off! I got the toggle switch reversed though... Dangit... Top goes to bridge and down goes to neck.
Looks beautiful!

I'm not sure black matte is supposed to "shine." I think that's the point of matte. I prefer it. Shiny black picks up fingerprints.
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Hello! How can I tell if I wired my humbuckers right? I think it is not as loud as I thought it would be. Doesn't push drive as much as I thought so too.
Do you have the volume turned up to 10 or 11? 11 is better.
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Hello! How can I tell if I wired my humbuckers right? I think it is not as loud as I thought it would be. Doesn't push drive as much as I thought so too.
Did you set the pickup height yet? They may just be too far from the strings. Start at about 3/16", and adjust as needed.

And of course, 11 is better.
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Didnt you get a wiring diagram with your pickups? If you wired them incorrectly, then its anyones guess whats going on with your tone and output.
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The roller bridge is interesting. Let us know how you like it after playing for awhile.

I don't know the answer to your humbucker wiring questions but is it a 2 wire or 4 wire pickup?
It's s a 4 wire, but it came with the north finish and south start already connected.

Played it with roller bridge last night and today, both briefly. It is just awesome as Fill said. The 10s feel like 9s! I have a heavy 56 on 6th string because its going to be a drop D guitar and i can easily bend it too! I love it! It should be standard on LPs!
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You seem to having a great time with your project!! Good for you it turned out well
Oh yes! It is so fun! Especially the part right before you plug in and wondering if it would work or not!

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Do you have the volume turned up to 10 or 11? 11 is better.
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Didnt you get a wiring diagram with your pickups? If you wired them incorrectly, then its anyones guess whats going on with your tone and output.
Yes it came with one, and I made sure that I followed the N start and S finish.
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