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How to install

This instruction works for a 50s, Modern or Volume Bleed kit


Before we start. Lets talk about the switch color code.

  • Red/N = Rhythm/Neck
  • Yellow/O = Outjack Jack
  • Blue/B = Bridge
  • Black/G = Ground

Don't install the pots in the guitar yet, instead fish the switch wires through the cavity.

Solder the red Neck wire to the Top right Lug

Next, solder the Black Cloth wire to the Middle lug next to your neck joint

Solder the Blue Bridge wire to the Bottom Left Lug

Solder the yellow Output wire to the two Middle lugs on the opposite side of the switch.

Install the switch into the cavity. Be Careful not to bend the switches arms when installing and to make sure the cavity walls, or the braided wire is not touching the switch as all of this can cause a "short" in your switch.

Key Information

For this installations we will be using the Seymour Ducans Color code. If you have any questions on what your color code is, feel free to reach out to us, or your pickup's manufacturer.

  • Black = Hot(North start)
  • Red/White = Series (North & South Finishes)
  • Green = ground (South Start)
  • Bare = Chassis Ground

Starting With the Bridge Pickup

  1. Solder the Bridge pickups "hot" wire to the Black wire on the Bridge Volume
  2. Combine your Bridge pickups two series link wires (North & South Finishes) together and solder them to the Red/White wires on the Bridge Volume
  3. Solder your Bridge Pickups Ground (South coil Start) to the Green wire on the Bridge side of the controls

Solder your Bridge pickup "Bare" Chassis ground to the Metal casing of the Bridge volume pot.

Repeat these steps with the Neck Pickup on the Neck Volume

Finishing the installation

Solder the wire coming from your guitars Tailpeice to the casing of any pot. On this example the Neck tone was the easiest. If you have Shielded your cavity. Add a jumper wire from the Shielding itself to the wiring harness like we did with the tailpeice ground

And thats it!

Test the controls before restringing the guitar by lightly taping the pickups with a metal object. If you have any questions of need any help Troubleshooting Click here