Convert Coil Split to Parallel

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  1. Jeff Classen

    Jeff Classen New Member

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    So.... It all started with a crackling Volume pot, but I am now wanting to change a few things on my S2 Singlecut Standard.
    Currently the Tone Pots push pull to split the coils, and I would like to convert this to run them in parallel. I never use the split function and figure this might get me some more useful tones.
    I can't seem to find a GOOD diagram to do this conversion.
    Also considering changing tone Caps to a lower value as the .033 uf is just taking off too much of the treble.
    Any Recommendations for Caps on the neck and bridge pickup?

    Also considering a blend pot in place of the switch, but this might be a later project.
     
  2. Em7

    Em7 deus ex machina

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    One needs a 4-wire pickup to run the coils in parallel. Are the S2 pickups 4-wire? The Maryland-made pickups are not 4-wire.
     
  3. Jeff Classen

    Jeff Classen New Member

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    Yes, They are 4-wire, already wired for a split coil.
     
  4. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay...

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    fwiw, Once I did tried this same mod (series/parallel in place of 'split') years ago, that's all I use now. just a much better, usable voicing...
    Not hard to do either...

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  5. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay...

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    another look[​IMG]
     
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