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  1. Norrin Radd

    Norrin Radd Strat-Talker

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    I would like to set up a Strat style guitar in an HSS configuration with a 3 way Strat style switch. The 3 positions would be:
    1. Neck
    2. Neck and middle
    3. Bridge (HB)

    SO, is this possible to do? If so, how would one do the wiring?

    Thanks for any help!
     
  2. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Dr. Stratster Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I thought it wasn't possible but I guess it is, thanks @TangerineDog
     
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  3. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

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    It‘s really easy to do and I‘ll draw up a diagram on the train in an hour or so. All you need is a Fender (or CRL) switch like you said.
    Edit:
    @Guitarmageddon you have a dpdt in mind, don‘t you? ;)
     
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  4. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

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    Here goes :)
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    CB91710 This is a Custom Title Gold Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    So then I would assume that the tone pots would be hardwired to the neck and bridge pickups since no tone switching is available with this option?

    3-wayHSS.png
     
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  6. TangerineDog

    TangerineDog Senior Stratmaster

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    See, that’s me thinking in Telecaster terms.
    Of course you’re right, that’s the way to do that.
     
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    Both of you guys - this so helpful - THANK YOU!!!
     
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