Almost two weeks ago, I grabbed a set of EMG's that I haven't used in a few months (85/60)
and the EMG solderless harness that they were originally wired up with.
I've tried a several different things, so I'm going to try to be as concise as possible, to avoid
typing a novel.
When I hook everything up (1Vol, 1Tone, 3-way blade) I can't turn the volume down and they sound like crap.
I thought maybe something on the solderless harness went bad, so I hardwired everything
with brand new pots, wires and jack. --- Problem persists.
Swapped the battery --- Problem persists.
I connected the wiring completely outside of the guitar, just to make sure it wasn't
anything to do with the guitar, itself. --- Problem persists.
(A short clip of the issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWYwau07GgQ)
I've followed the wiring diagrams exactly, and double and triple checked time and time again.
I've been going back and forth with techs at EMG, but all they want me to do is send them in to inspect and replace (which I don't have the money for).
I grabbed my LTD that came factory with EMG's (2Vol, 1Tone, 3 way toggle) and the individual
volumes work fine. So, I took the pickups that came in the LTD and hooked them up to both harnesses, and the volume still doesn't work. --- Ruling out the pickups being the problem.
I swapped the 3-way blade out with a 3-way toggle. --- Problem persists.
Anyone ever have this issue? I can't be the only one. The hell am I doing wrong??
I've attached the schematics that I used.
Appreciate it, fellers!
Your probably not doing anything wrong. You probably have a bad buss or something. Spend the $10 and send it in and let them figure it out.