PRS SE Paul's Guitar Gut Shot

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  1. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Double check the values (my eyes aren't great), but it looks like a 820K ohm resistor (Gray, Red, Yellow), a 180 pF bleed cap (181 ceramic), and a .033 micro F tone cap (2A333J film), and audio taper 500 K pots.

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  2. yblanco

    yblanco New Member

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    Thanks shimmilou. I think this is spot on. You can send to PRS so they can post the "correct" wiring. If I may add one thing: the red cable you added going from 3-way switch to volume pot has a shield that needs to be soldered to the pot's casing (just like the gray wire is)
     
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  3. Boogie

    Boogie Zombie Two, DFZ

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    Very interesting. Thanks! I’m hazarding a guess that the resistor could be a different value with any given pickup to achieve their reference output?
     
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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    My control cavity seems like a bad job, and the guitar seems like to have a grounding issue.
     
  5. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    I wouldn't worry about that little bit of shielding paint being off, won't hurt anything. Is it noisy?
     
  6. srnbrn

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    There's no continuity there. That defeats the purpose of shielding and it is very noisy. I started a thread about that https://forums.prsguitars.com/threads/is-this-thing-normal-in-a-prs-se-line.43341/

    But, yeah, i worry more about the overall build quality of this guitar. That wood chip is pretty scary.
     
  7. srnbrn

    srnbrn New Member

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    Any reason they don't publish schematics or give any when asked?
     
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    Barquentine New Member

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    This is interesting.

     
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  9. etj92

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    Shimmilou, that wiring work is very impressive. That's on my wish list now, but not sure I have the requisite skills. I'm itching to give it a go though!
     
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