Pickup switching options. What is your favorite?

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  1. Ovibos

    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    I wired my SE Singlecut as:
    - 3 way toggle
    - Volume
    - Tone with push/pull switching between standard and .0047uf capacitor for 'cocked wah' tone
     
  2. Rider1260

    Rider1260 New Member

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    They are all something special :)
    Loved the tones on the Rotary
    Toggle on the DGT and SCT is fun
    Mini Toggles and Blade switch on the 408 and SSH are top notch
    Blade on the Silver Sky is what it is supposed to be.
    BUT the Dual Blade on the 513 is the winner !!!!!!!
     
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  3. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    :p

    I have a three-way! Suits me just fine;)
     
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  4. alphasports

    alphasports New Member

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    5 way blade w (never used) pull-push coil tap for bridge (Studio)
     
  5. Going Modal

    Going Modal I should be practicing right now.

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    The 3-way + 2 toggles for the humbuckers on my 408 seems the perfect/ideal setup. However, in practice, I will say that the pre-chosen 5 hum/single positions on my CU22 are just about as useful--or perhaps better, considering that it's faster to get there with just the 1 switch to worry about. (Well, 4 of those 5 at least get used a lot.)
     
  6. AnalogKid

    AnalogKid New Member

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    Love the 3-way selector + 2 coil splitting toggles on my CU24-08!

    The CU24-08 is brand new, so not ready for the chopping block. I am considering using Jimmy Page wiring on my Les Paul because it offers phase in/out and series/parallel in addition to coil splitting. I don't need a kill switch, so I will modify the wiring so it's not silent when the pickup selector is set for neck and the series/parallel switch is on "series". I have heard mixed reviews on the phase in/out option, but most seem to like the series/parallel, though I am a little concerned with the change in volume when switching from one to the other.
     

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