Pickup Sound issue after 3-way selector swap

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  1. Novafett

    Novafett New Member

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    Hey all,

    My first post in a looong time! I have a Tremonti SE Custom and took my first crack at swapping out the 3-way Pup selector as the head of the knob had broken off. Everything seemed to go off with out any problems until i plugged it in and started playing.

    The bridge pickup sounds fine. The neck pickup however sounds very muffled and it has a very noticeable volume change when it goes from around 8 to 9 on the dial. Selecting both pups also sounds super muffled.

    As this is my first wiring job i'm guessing i muffed something up but was hoping to get some advice from more experienced folks on what it might be and what i could check / do to fix the issue. I'd really like to figure this out on my own instead of having to take it to a tech but if have to i will :(

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    Novafett New Member

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    Well crap.. it appears i need a different image hosting service. Grr! :mad:

    Update: FIXED!!!! Thanks bodia!
     
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  3. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Yep. Try Imgur or Flickr. A lot of us have switched to one of those two.
     
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    Got the URL's but can't seem to embed the image. Every time i try i just end up with it saying [ IMG ]
     
  5. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Did you do Imgur? If so, when you open a pic in Imgur there are 4 or 5 buttons on the right. Just click on the one call BB Code. Then go to your post and right click paste.
     
  6. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    I can see the pics in these links. I think it looks like you have the green and red wires reversed. On this before shot, it looks like green is on top, and red is on the bottom.

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    The after looks like the opposite?

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  7. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Of course, I may be cross eyed looking at the pics, too.
     
  8. Novafett

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    No i think you are correct because when i put the switch up it's selecting the bridge instead of the neck and visa versa. However, that wouldn't cause the other issues i'm hearing would it?
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