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  1. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Hi. I'm new here in this site and still not familiar on how to post a question. By the way, I own an Ibanez Prestige SRG 2520 for 2 years now. Last week, I noticed that ALL positions of the 5-way switch were giving me hard time engaging my 2 installed SD humbucker pickups. I would just like to...
  2. Pickups & wiring
    I'm desperate and need help. I have an 94 rg670 and wanted to change the quantum pickups for some evolution/ heavy blues combo and i never had an HSH guitar wired before. I tried everything to find an proper wiring diagram explaining every wire. I tryd the standard RG setup but the problem is...
  3. Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods
    Asking for some help in finding the problem. I removed the pickguard of my RG750 to fix a volume pot issue (broken weld) but now, since I put back my pickguard, my 5 way switch is working intermittently. Sometimes, I need to push on its sides to make it work... Weird, as it was working fine...
  4. Pickups & wiring
    Hey guys I need help asap! I'm installing a Bareknuckle Aftermath in the bridge and a Seymour Duncan YJM humbucking single coil in the middle of my RG2XXV but can't seem to figure out if I'm wiring the pickups to the right connections on the 5 way switch. It looks like the factory installed...
  5. Pickups & wiring
    Need help with wiring 1 HB 1 SC with 5 way switch (solved) Hi! I really nedd your help here. I have searched this forum and the web for days but I just cant find what I'm looking for. I have a Ibanez Apex100 with 1 humbucker and 1 singelcoil, mounted a 5 way (Fender) switch and have only one...
  6. Pickups & wiring
    I bought a set of dragonfire pickups 2 phat humbuckers and a single coil and it came with instructions for wiring which i have followed twice to no avail. green = hot black and bare = ground red and white soldered together = tape off (no idea why) When i wire the 2 humbuckers up with no single...
  7. Pickups & wiring
    Despite scouring the wiring resources from DiMarzio, Ibanez, Guitar Electronics etc., I'm having trouble working this out on my 1991 540S. I replaced the single coil with an Air Norton S. The neck and bridge both have 4 conductor wire (Duncan neck; DiMarzio bridge). Through trial and error I...
  8. Pickups & wiring
    Hiya folks, My rg550 has really crackly knobs and a dodgy 5 way switch. What's the "best" 5way replacement?
  9. Pickups & wiring
    Hi guys! I need a little help with wiring my new pups in my RGT Prestige. I would like to get: neck hum, neck split, neck and bridge split, bridge split, bridge hum. I have a 8 pole 5 way switch and A Seymour Duncan TB-4 and a Dimarzio Air Norton. Now.. I did my homework, looked up for the...
  10. Pickups & wiring
    I have redone an old RG440 I bought new in 1988. I bought two new 500K pots and a Dimarzio 5 way switch (EP1112). It has 1 humbucker at the bridge, a middle and a neck single coil, FR Ibby Edge Trem. My biggest issue is rewiring everything with the new pots and switch. I can't find a diagram...
  11. Pickups & wiring
    I know this has probably been covered but I couldn't find it... Have an HH Prestige with 5 way switch, and don't like the coil tap tapping the bridge and neck at the same time. What I want is to be able to tap the coil on the neck by itself. Can someone help me figure out how to wire up the...
  12. Pickups & wiring
    Hello: My ibanez 5 way switch broke up and i have a strat 5 way switch to replace it but as you know the pots on the strat swich are placed 4 on ech side of the switch instead of the line of 8 pots of the ibanez switch: strat 1 3 5 7 ibanez 1 2 3 4...
  13. Pickups & wiring
    Hey guys, wiring in my guitar unfortunately fell apart (just a mere GRX40/IJX40), tried putting it back together and have got the single coils soldered back in quite well and working. Humbucker though, I've not a clue. It's a PSND2, has Green, Red and White, and Black. So it's four conductor...
  14. Pickups & wiring
    Hi guys i'm having a friend of mine wire in some dimarzios into my ibanez rga 121 prestige. I just sent him this diagram ibanez.com/supportResources/wiring/2007/RGA121H.pdf So my question is can i set the wiring up diff to have the humbuckers coil tapped in some positions instead of the...
  15. Pickups & wiring
    I have a Dimarzio Crunch Lab and a Air Norton combo that I just installed in my guitar. I wired it using one of the diagrams from Ibanez.com. It's a 2 humbucker guitar with a 5 way switch, volume, and no tone pot. Wired as the diagram shows I should get the following combinations.... position...
  16. Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear
    I have here an Ibanez RG550 pickguard that has 5 way switch, white vol/tone knobs and white switch tip. The vol/tone pots are intact. Just need your favorite pups and RG to slap this onto and jam! $55.00 shipped anywhere in the lower 48 states, I'll ship anywhere else, I just ask that we work...
  17. Ibanez JEM, UV, JS & Other Signature Models
    Hi guys! My 5 way switch on my Universe is getting really stiff when changing pickup positions. Do you think it needs changing or is there something I can do to make the switching smoother? Thanks a lot.
  18. Pickups & wiring
    Trying to wire an RG565 with two (stock?) four-wire pickups and a VLX91 switch. The closest setup to what I want looks like the schematic for the RGT3020 on the Ibanez site. However, wired exactly like that, the first switch position (bridge) sounds way too weak and the fifth (neck) position is...
  19. Pickups & wiring
    Hi: In new around here and no matter how much i searched, just cuouldnt find (figured out) how to wire my old UV7BK using a standar 5 way switch, yea yea i know, get the original buy a dimarzio megaswitch etc etc, men if it were that easy, the ibanez dealer doesnt even know what a UV7BK is...
  20. Pickups & wiring
    well, i had a couple of X2Ns lyin around. i decided to stick em in this old Jackson Performer i had lyin around too. It is setup for HSH. i wired the X2Ns in with the stock jackson single coil using a 4 pole 5 way switch so that i could get coil taps at 2nd and 4th positions. anyways, when i go...
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