Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by dumb donnie, Feb 2, 2005.
I think the subject sums it up, do you need to have a ground wire going to the hardtail bridge?
This site has a plethora of wiring tips and mods for Strats.
This page shows typical stock Strat wiring including ground to tremolo,
If you think a Strat hums normally, wait til you hear one with no ground wire to the bridge. I don't know the exact 'why', but I think it has something to do with completing the ground circuit to the ... uh, ground. Through you, maybe. John or Jim?