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How much cloth wire...

Post by zhivago » Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:11 am

...is needed to wire up a Jazzmaster with two standard Jazzmaster pickups, to a standard 3-way toggle switch, volume and tone pots?

(the guitar doesn't feature a rhythm circuit)
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Re: How much cloth wire...

Post by the older brother » Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:21 am

Is the wire included in the PU's? If so you wouldn't need more than a feet I guess....

I found vintage correct wire at this site (even the orange (JAG) and green (JM and JAG(?)) ones that I used to have a problem in finding. Both stranded and solid.

http://www.radiodaze.com/

It's an Vintage radio restoration site, but the wires are the same as in guitars.
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Post by zhivago » Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:26 am

the older brother wrote: Is the wire included in the PU's? If so you wouldn't need more than a feet I guess....

I found vintage correct wire at this site (even the orange (JAG) and green (JM and JAG(?)) ones that I used to have a problem in finding. Both stranded and solid.

http://www.radiodaze.com/

It's an Vintage radio restoration site, but the wires are the same as in guitars.
hey thanks...I think there's wire already on the pups...I found some guy on ebay who sells these too:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Vintage-Cloth-Cov ... dZViewItem

this is for my gigging Jazzmaster, so I don't need everything to be vintage correct :)
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Post by k o y l » Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:28 am

Hey Yannis, don't bother with buying it on eBay (it's super expensive).
I bought 25ft of vintage cloth wire (more that I'll ever need ) and received it today.

I can send you some (for free).
Priority postage to england costs almost nothing and it would take 2 days to reach you. I'll not be able to post it before friday but if shipping takes 2 days it will be at your home next monday or tuesday.

Just tell me how much you need.  :)

The wiring will be like this:
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So I guess you will have more than enough with 2 feet, (but I can send you more in case you want to put a SHO or a boost inside)

btw, The wire I bought is an Allpart. This is it : http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Cloth-Cover ... dZViewItem
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Post by zhivago » Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:46 am

ahhhh no!  :o

I just bought the 2ft an hour ago :(
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Post by k o y l » Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:52 am

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Re: How much cloth wire...

Post by Pumpkin » Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:46 pm

A jaguar takes EIGHT feet of wire so figure from there.

if you have no wire to the rhythm circuit at all then two feet will do it.

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Re: How much cloth wire...

Post by usfighting » Thu Sep 20, 2007 11:32 am

Same wiring as I just did, 2ft was plenty. For some unknown reason I bought about 20ft of various colours from Angela.com.

I am sure you are not as stupid as me but take care not to drip solder and burn the body!

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Post by the older brother » Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:35 pm

the older brother wrote: Is the wire included in the PU's? If so you wouldn't need more than a feet I guess....
as I've already said...... ;)
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Post by sookwinder » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:17 pm

the older brother wrote: I found vintage correct wire at this site (even the orange (JAG) and green (JM and JAG(?)) ones that I used to have a problem in finding. Both stranded and solid.

http://www.radiodaze.com/

It's an Vintage radio restoration site, but the wires are the same as in guitars.
that is VERY cheap pricing for the cloth covered wire !!!!!!
relaxing alternative to doing actual work ...

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Re: How much cloth wire...

Post by the older brother » Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:03 am

sookwinder wrote:
the older brother wrote: I found vintage correct wire at this site (even the orange (JAG) and green (JM and JAG(?)) ones that I used to have a problem in finding. Both stranded and solid.

http://www.radiodaze.com/

It's an Vintage radio restoration site, but the wires are the same as in guitars.
that is VERY cheap pricing for the cloth covered wire !!!!!!
Have you seen the waterslide decal prices for vintage radio restorations - hmm... would be much cheaper to build radios that guitars!
Someone knows where I can find the nearest woodchipper to throw my pieces of junk into?

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