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  1. #1

    Join Date: Sep 2008
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    3-way, four conductor...coil splitting?

    Right, I'm installing these:

    into a guitar with one volume, one tone, and a 3-way switch, which looks like this:

    Now, I've never used a switch like this, but it's the only one I can find just now that fits into the Stealth (weird spacing). As far as I have been able to gleam, the contacts move around inside on opposites, so in, say, position 1, A and A are in contact, and in position 2, B and B are in contact, and the blue marked tag in the centre seems to be a constant (hot out?).

    What I want to know is, can I wire this to give me Bridge position 1, Inside bridge coil and neck position 2, and neck position 3?

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    Join Date: Sep 2008
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    Fucking weird ass switch! Im assuming that as youve drawn it, both As in position A are paralleled to the "hot"? Like the 3 on the left below? If so, then the one on the right should work (If i got the positions backwards, just mirror it vertically)

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    Join Date: Sep 2008
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    That's lovely, thanks. Should the bridge hot not be put on the top right though? Otherwise I'll have bridge + neck, neck and split bridge, nothing.

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