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    James Hetfield pickup wiring configuration?

    So i was watching a youtube video of a guitar James had made that consists of wood from the garage where they originally practiced in. The now the pickups are covered so I was assuming they were his standard "Het Set". He turned the guitar around and shown that the back cover was magnetic and you can even see 2 batteries. So Is he running the 18v mod on his sig set?








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    You can use two batteries to either get 18v, or to get double the length of time before you have to change them at 9v.

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    Looks like one of the 9vs is wired to a mini toggle. Perhaps he can flick between 9 and 18v.
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    What is the mini toggle for on the front? I wonder if he has LED side markers installed and that is what the extra battery is for. It seems like they are installed on a lot of KL explorers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mattayus View Post
    Looks like one of the 9vs is wired to a mini toggle. Perhaps he can flick between 9 and 18v.
    Quote Originally Posted by Alan View Post
    What is the mini toggle for on the front? I wonder if he has LED side markers installed and that is what the extra battery is for. It seems like they are installed on a lot of KL explorers.
    Probably ^ ^ ^, or it's a total battery killswitch, so that he can leave his wireless cable plugged in (I see it dangling in the video).

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    I watched it again, that cable is coming from the wireless pack, which looks like it's a part of the strap. So, I'm wrong

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