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Fifties wiring

Xpensive Wino

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’50s wiring applies to any guitar with two pickups, each with their own respective volume pot and tone pot.

It involves how the tone cap is wired into the guitar.

There are many ways to wire a tone cap, but, without getting too technical, the way the tone cap connects between your pots actually changes how your volume pots and tone pots interact with each other. There are subtle differences between the two that might actually suit your playing style better.

 
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