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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-23-2013, 11:36 PM Thread Starter
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Is this possible?

Hi, I am not impressed with the DiMarzio FRED (bridge) and the stock Neck pickup on my s5470. I have a pair of cheap two lead pickups that I would like to install for the time being while I sell the others.

Is it possible to wire a 2 pickups with only 2 leads into my 5 way switch? I would like the 5 way switch to act as a 3 way for the time being.

Any ideas on how I would wire that up.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-24-2013, 03:00 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Is this possible?

Well I put the bridge pickup in. I went bare wire to volume pot and white to position 1 of the 5 way switch.

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