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mods I plan to do to my humbucking pickup on my guitar. could someone check over my wireing before I actually do it? Answered

please keep in mind this is only mods for the bridge humbucking pickup there are 2 single coil pickups that are not involved in this wireing
-pickup is a EMG-HZ (SRO series) passive humbucking pickup


I just had time for a quick look but, it seems to me that the "coil cutting" switch should be to the left of the 4 take off wires and should be a disconnecting switch.  The way it is now it shorts the coil out instead of disconnecting it.

The other two switches are wired in parallel and wired as such would in some positions have no effect, work against each other or have an effect other than that that is expected.

Until I do some more research I would:

add a coil cutting switch after the coils that would allow either or both,
then add the series/parallel with the phase reversal switch on the parallel side  of the phase reversal.

It would be best to add the switches one at a time and get that one working before adding the next one.  Otherwise if it doesn't work the first time you have no idea where to start.

P.S. It might be a good idea to temporarily solder longer leads to your humbucker so you can bread board this outside you guitar to see if it works. It'll be much easier to trouble shoot that way.

I need to purchase a temporary bread board

as for the coil cutting part, I thought the coil would simply act as a radio antena and there for pickup anything. by shorting it out electricity from the pickup simply gets grounded. tell me if im wrong here

I was prepared for the switches to have some positions that woldnt work with others such as coil A cut with the series switch on. but how could I fix this? or is it one of those problems that cant be solved if I want what Ido want?

so what does the switches being in parallel have to do with it as far as fuction and tone go?

The coil cut out switch disconnects the coil from the circuit so it doesn't matter what it picks up since it won't be connected.

by doing it that way it will give me the option to use A, B or none,(as shown by the picture), therefore there is a position where the entire operation doesnt work and i cannot use both pickups
by sorting out the coils I can choose to short coil A ,coil B or neither so the one that isnt shorted is active


In the original drawing, when you short on or the other, at times you are shorting the input to your amp at the same time. You may need a 3,4 or 5 position switch to do what you are trying to do on the cutout.

I still do not fully understand what is getting cut off from the amp the only plaec i see that being a problem is series with one coil off . other than that I cannot locate the problem. could you elaborate a bit more?
that switch is already mounted there so replaceing it wont be easy without the proper sizes and dimensions. i definatly dont want a large switch on here because it need to fit in the case plus it just looks clutterd