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Coral Head

Sunshine State

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May 22nd, 2015 01:54 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I bought a loaded pickguard from an American Strat - pretty sure it's a Delta-Tone. It has a black and a white wire for the jack, a ground wire for the tremolo, plus another black wire. What is the other black wire for?

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Colin

RicOkc

Nicoma Park, OK.

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May 22nd, 2015 06:48 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

It should have a lug on it and it is screwed into the pickup route to contact the shielding.

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Earth died screaming

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May 22nd, 2015 06:51 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

If you have a shielded cavity. If not, you can clip it off.

Coral Head

Sunshine State

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May 23rd, 2015 05:55 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

OK got it. Thanks guys.

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