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A very simple mod to my Tyler

Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by Ed Reed, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Ed Reed

    Ed Reed Senior Member

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    made it sound so much better (to me anyway). It's SE HD with the mid boost, when I got it it had only a cap on the volume pot as a treble bleed. I can't really explain exactly what it was about the tone but something just didn't sound right about the guitar. I always had to jack around with the amp when I used it when I really never turn the knobs much at all for any other guitar whether strat or humbucking equipped. I said something about it on another forum and John Suhr suggested replacing the single cap (I'm also unsure of it's value) with a 680pf cap and a 150K resistor in parallel. Man, it made all the difference, the guitar sounds so stinking good now. And the best part, the parts cost less than a buck.
     
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    Do you have any pictures ? I'd love to know more about this.
     
  3. Ed Reed

    Ed Reed Senior Member

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    I'll send you a PM with a schem.
     
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    If you could send me one too.
     
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    mslugano Supporting Member

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    This is a very common and GREAT mod. Very easy to do too. Many companies sell it as a "Treble Bleed Kit". Just Google it. I have a bunch of them that I think I bought from Torres Engineering for like a couple dollars each at the most. I have installed them on a bunch of strats with immediate and excellent improvement. Highly recommended.
     
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    ChazMania Silver Supporting Member

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    I see these kits are different for single coils vs. hums......so what do you do if the guitar is H/S/S with one volume pot?
     
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    Not sure...write them and ask?
     

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