Fender Big Apple Strat question...

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  1. moosewayne

    moosewayne Member

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    Hi Gang,
    I hope this evening finds all my fellow TGPers well.
    Quick question regarding Fender Big Apple Strat wiring.
    I picked up a loaded pickguard for a song and I'm wondering if I can remove one tone control and still keep all the tone options i.e. 5 way switch, etc.
    My goal is to put the whole electronic she-bang into my EBMM Silhouette which has just one volume and one tone control. I'm digging the Silhouette with just an
    H/H configuration and would like to keep it that way.
    Any thoughts?
     
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  2. geekocaster

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    If you move the tone you wanna keep active to the common lug @ switch you should have master vol/tone, or just attach it to input @ volume pot if i am understanding your question.
     
  3. moosewayne

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    Thanks so much, Geek!
    I'll give this a shot.
     
  4. K-Line

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    Easy enough. Follow a basic tele diagram. Wire the pots like that then onto the lug on the 5 way. Then take a jumper and go across all three lugs on the switch to make it a master volume and tone.
     
  5. 2HBStrat

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    If you're recommending using a basic Tele diagram, wouldn't it be simpler to just run one wire from the tone control to the hot input terminal on the volume control, like typical Telecaster wiring?
     
  6. geekocaster

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    I think big apple has a 5-way super swx. So thats why i suggested jumper tone ctrl to the hot input of the vol pot
     
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    That's correct!
     

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