help me find where the wire goes :)

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help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:35 pm

hey so my bass has been making a weird humming noise lately and so I opened it up today and I noticed there was a loose wire...this may or may not be the source of the humming but thought I should possibly find a home for it anyway...

so can you tell me where it should be joined to or point me to a website that could show me?

here are a couple of pictures...I don't have a digital camera so these are taken with the laptop hence not that clear

The loose wire joins on to the top of the circuit :)

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby matt youwin » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:56 pm

1. State make/model of bass
2. Google wiring diagram
3. ????
4. Profit!!!

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:08 pm

ooo

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I think its the black wire going to the tone...will let you all know how it goes
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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby matt youwin » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:22 pm

:)

Looks like that's probably it....did the tone control ever seem to do much?

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:44 pm

heh well in the 8 years I've been playing that bass I have only just now (from looking at that diagram) found out what the three large nobs do..they all seemed to control the volume somewhat...so no, the tone never really seemed to do much.

Bass is still not sounding quite right so might need to get someone to check it out...anyone know a good place? I'd take it to the rock shop but yea...
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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby fat mike » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:49 pm

why do you need two volume knobs?
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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby matt youwin » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:49 pm

Check out http://www.ashcustomworks.com/ I haven't had any work done by him myself but friends have recommended him and his pricing seems fair.

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby matt youwin » Tue Jul 14, 2009 3:50 pm

fat mike wrote:why do you need two volume knobs?

one for each pickup.

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:04 pm

matt youwin wrote:Check out http://www.ashcustomworks.com/ I haven't had any work done by him myself but friends have recommended him and his pricing seems fair.


cool, might keep them in mind
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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby cracker jack » Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:27 pm

Answer-Dont have a bass with actives, end of story
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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby slob » Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:32 pm

PertHJ wrote:ooo

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I think its the black wire going to the tone...will let you all know how it goes

from the 'phat knob'?

All the black wires are earths and should ultimately end up at the jack sleeve (mid jack contact in pic)
the backs/shells of the 3 big pots should all end up there (though, via the phat knob in your schematic)

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Postby Holiday Menthol. » Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:34 pm

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:36 am

oh you!!

hmm seems like my DIY job sort of fixed the problem, but still seems to be a grounding issue in there somewhere...time for a professional I think
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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:12 pm

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby Dick Dynamite » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:22 pm

Reminds me I need to get my bass fixed... Aint played the bass geetar for years.

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Re: help me find where the wire goes :)

Postby PertHJ » Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:50 pm

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