The pick up selector

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my guitar has a humbucker and 2 single coils but I want to know what the pick up selector does and what pickups it selects thanx
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#1

my guitar has a humbucker and 2 single coils but I want to know what the pick up selector does and what pickups it selects thanx
Rock on

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Its usually like this:

1. Bridge
2. Bridge & Middle (out-of-phase)
3. Middle
4. Middle & Neck (out-of-phase)
5. Neck
Lordathestrings
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#2

Its usually like this:

1. Bridge
2. Bridge & Middle (out-of-phase)
3. Middle
4. Middle & Neck (out-of-phase)
5. Neck
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Just to clarify, the 1. on Lordathestrings' list is when the switch is furthest back from the neck, and 5 is when the switch is closest to the neck.
"Dozens of people spontaneously combust each year, it's just not that widely reported".

#3

Just to clarify, the 1. on Lordathestrings' list is when the switch is furthest back from the neck, and 5 is when the switch is closest to the neck.
"Dozens of people spontaneously combust each year, it's just not that widely reported".

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thanx
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#4

thanx
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ehmm.. what is out of phase exactly?
my english is not so good..
"They think im crazy..
but i know better.
It is not I who am crazy.
It is I who am mad.."

ren hoek

#5

ehmm.. what is out of phase exactly?
my english is not so good..
"They think im crazy..
but i know better.
It is not I who am crazy.
It is I who am mad.."

ren hoek

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Joined: 01/18/01

Posts: 6242

...one more time...

Rather than cut and paste the whole explanation, I'm going to ask you to take a look at another thread on this website.

http://www.guitartricks.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=2021

You're welcome!
Lordathestrings
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#6

...one more time...

Rather than cut and paste the whole explanation, I'm going to ask you to take a look at another thread on this website.

http://www.guitartricks.com/forum/showthread.php?threadid=2021

You're welcome!
Lordathestrings
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