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Neutriks into a Trailer Trash Help.

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by The_Wretched, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. The_Wretched

    The_Wretched Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2007
    Miami, FL
    I might pick up a board that has the holes done but not the neutrik connections.

    Anyone have instructions on how to do this?
  2. macmax77

    macmax77 Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2005
    Pembroke pines-Santiago-Greenville
  3. 95strat

    95strat Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    neutrik jacks by jcweatherly, on Flickr

    I can tell you that a Neutrik needs a 15/16" whole. I placed my frist whole at where the height of the board was 3". That way I knew I could place the center of the jack at 1.5". If you have a tolex covered board I suggest cutting away the tolex prior to drilling to avoid metal shards from getting trapped in between the metal and tolex. Hope that helps!

    I would also suggest mounting closer to the bottom than the top. As you move toward the thinner part of the board (toward your feet) you lose room at the top and mounting gets to close to the hard top.
  4. jnepo1

    jnepo1 Silver Supporting Member

    Oct 23, 2009
    Sutton, MA
    If you are going to use the Neutrik locking jacks rather than the Redco, it will have 3 leads for stereo application. Just solder to the tip and the sleeve and you will be set. Like soldering patch cables, easy enough to do.

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