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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-11-2012, 01:19 PM
 
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Re: J Custom pickup cavity detail

Makes me want to take my JC apart! Just to see!!!
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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-12-2012, 01:58 AM
 
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Re: J Custom pickup cavity detail

I wonder if my RRG8 is like that too?
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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-12-2012, 09:17 AM
 
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Re: J Custom pickup cavity detail

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The extra ground wires is a bit odd too. The only guitar I have like that is my '89 Jem FP. It had one ground wire has one ground wire per pickup cavity.
you need to have electrical connection between ground and each shield, otherwise it's not going to shunt noise to ground. Pickup cavities are painted separately, so wires must keep the connection between them.
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Re: J Custom pickup cavity detail

I have a J Custom 8560 also had the same model years ago and the True Velvet pups are noisy becaue they are true single coil and not modern hum cancelling design and the neck pup was noisy so I bought stew mac copper sheilding foil wrapped it around my single coils and it made a huge difference. Love the sound of the pups but being a true vintage design the are noisy
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