L6-S wiring question

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  1. Jim Wagner Pickups

    Jim Wagner Pickups Member

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    Anybody have a schematic for this ? Mainly the rotary switch. I could figure it out if I had time, but just don't have time to do it. I'm trying to put pups in 3 axes of my own tonite. 1st chance I've had in a long time.
    Thanx if ya can help, much appreciated guys !
     
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    I am pretty sure I have the Gibson L6-S Schematic at the shop. I'll look for it tomorrow.

    talk to you later,

    saul
     
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    And if Saul doesn't have it, you might try e-mailing Bill Lawrence -- it was his design.
     
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    Let me know if you can read this. I can fax it or send it snail mail if you need a hard copy.

    cheers,

    Saul

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    No, not off the top of my head. But I'll try to look it up for you.

    Cheers,

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    rh Robo Sapien Noise Maker Gold Supporting Member

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    Too funny. I played one of these for so long that I wore the finish off both the neck and the fretboard.

    The only positions I used were #2 and #5. Now I know why.
     
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    I would guess that the closest replacement for the humbucking inductor would be a Bill Lawrence Q-filter. He still sells that part at www.billlawrence.com. I just was playing with an old black L-6S last night.

    rooster.
     
  9. I think the L6-S switching is pretty close to what I had hoped to do with an LP copy I'm modding. I was planning on a different order for the switch positions, with individual series/parallel/coil shunt switches for the two humbuckers, but the L6-S arrangement would suit me fine. (Especially if there's a wiring diagram anywhere, to go with that schematic. Maybe the Schatten book?)
    Thanks.

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    paintguy Long Hair Hippy Freak Silver Supporting Member

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    Jim,

    The schematic is also in the a book I have at home. Can't remember the name. Something like "electronics and hot rodding for the guitar". Let me know if you need a copy.

    Larry

    Sorry, just noticed this is a very old thread.
     

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