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Strat wiring/grounding question

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by TheGuildedAge, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. TheGuildedAge

    TheGuildedAge Member

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    Can anyone tell me if the strat is supposed to be grounded from the tremolo claw to the body, or from a volume pot to the body?
     
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    testing1two Gold Supporting Member

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    There is supposed to be a ground wire from the trem claw to the pot casing and another ground wire from the pot casing to the ring lug thats screwed into the wood inside the control cavity, which is covered in conductive shielding paint.
     
  3. TheGuildedAge

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    I did not know that, maybe this explains the buzz. I have the trem claw grounded to the paint, then tried grounding it from the trem claw to the pot, but not both. Thanks so much!
     
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    PROBLEM SOLVED. Thank you so much!
     

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