Q on 2015 LP Pickup Replacement

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  1. Hand of Doom

    Hand of Doom Member

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    I bought the Sheptone Blue Sky Set for my new LP. I took the back plate off and found a circuit board with quick connect wiring. Is this an easy swap or am I going to have to buy a pre-wired assembly.

    If so, what assembly would you recommend for these pickups?

    Thank you, Joey
     
  2. nateco

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    If you can find the right one, a molex connector and some pig tails is an easy thing to do.

    Gibson does this with a few of their guitars...pigtail to molex to board.

    Replacing all the pots is also super easy and cheap.
     
  3. Hand of Doom

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    Is it possible to just splice the wires?
     
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    Yes it is.
     
  5. Hand of Doom

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    I did that and the middle position is honky.
     
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    The wiring wouldn't cause any weirdness as long as you went hot to hot, ground to ground.
     
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    The middle position is honky because it's out of phase, on the regular gibson 4 conducter pickups without the harness the red wire is hot and black wire is ground. However on the Bridge quick connect pickups the the white is hot and the green is ground. The quick connect neck humbucker is normal.
     
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