The idea is to go with the standard strat wiring incorporating the Gilmore mod also including the mini toggle for the dual sound. Then I stumbled upon talk of "The Blending Mod" that allows the bridge or the neck to be blended into any other pickup combination-- at least that's how I understand it. That's because it's a dummy pickup. The 6-way blender upgrade for my Fender Squier works beautifully. The 5-way selector switch on a Fender Stratocaster gives you a lot of pickup switching options, but there are some limitations. $89.99 + $4.99 Shipping. Showing 1-8 of 8 reviews. Here's a way to get those 3 additions plus 1 more by adding a single toggle switch to the standard 5-way Strat wiring (total of 9 choices). Stratocaster Guitar Archtop Guitar Guitar Scales Guitar Chords Electronics Basics Diagram Design Guitar Diy Guitar Pickups Cheap Guitars. This page is for guitar players, hobbyists and builders, with modification tips and tricks. Guitar Audio. This is hard to call Les Paul due to master volume/tone control but covers all entry level HH guitars. Thanks guitargeekaz, Apr 21, 2012 #1. ahansom New Member! The solderless connector was great and easy. Problem is the guitar has an import switch (YM-50) and all I can find are diagrams explaining for regular 5 way switches. Sue Nami. More information... People also love these ideas. 920D Custom Loaded S7W 7-Way Switch Wiring Harness Mod for S-Style Guitar. This is the one I used Wiring Diagrams Some nice pickups if your in the need ahansom, Apr 21, 2012 #2. guitargeekaz Senior Stratmaster. How to get a 7-sound Stratocaster You all know the problem, your Stratocaster (or any other guitar with three single coil pickups) has three pickups but only a 5-way selector switch, so you are limited because the combinations bridge + neck and all three pickups together are not possible. Saved by Guitar Files. Could somebody please post a diagram or link for the 7 way strat wiring with push pull pot? While this is not for Strat purists, for some this is the single mod that made their Strat finally sound the way they wanted to hear it in their head (better known as the "Super Strat" design). Parts. For example, you have three pickups but can’t activate all of them at once. • STRAT WITH MASTER VOLUME, MASTER TONE & PASSIVE MIDRANGE (aka Rothstein Guitars "Voodoo Tone" Wiring) - This diagram features a 5 way switch with master volume, master tone, master passive midrange. At first I was making the plans to create the S1-like "Seven Sound Strat mod". The guitar at top is a Fender Ritchie Blackmore Stratocaster. The passive midrange control is available here at Rothstein Guitars as well as by some other quality vendors. Installation was a breeze. Follow this Product. Age: 60 Messages: 5. Can somebody show me or explain how I need to wire an import switch properly? Sell One Like This; Listings Price Guide. Free Shipping. The classic 5 way Strat switch options remain the same. When the 5-Way Switch is in the Bridge Position the Neck and Bridge Pickups are Active. 13. Reverb Bump. 23,813. This is sometimes called the Gilmour Mod. Watch. However, some mods are good while others are not-so good. Details about Loaded pickguard Strat with 7 way Gilmore Mod See original listing. With the push/pull switch down, the controls provide standard Strat … Click diagram image to open/view full size version. It is certainly not a new concept, players have been doing it for over 40 years. Free Shipping. 2015 W. Laburnum Ave, 2nd Floor Richmond VA 23227 | (804) 358-2699 | [email protected] He sacrificed all real single coil sounds and left only two strat sounds. Top rated. Ready to get started? Ended: Nov 16, 2020. Instrument service diagrams include parts layout diagrams, wiring diagrams, parts lists and switch/control function diagrams. Please try again later. Free Shipping. This simple mod will turn a 5 sound strat into a 7 sound strat! It uses a 3 position On/On/On toggle. Stratocaster Guitar. This Item is Sold Out Contact Us Accepted Payment Methods . The blender sounds great and gives you more option for sound. 153. Unlock … A Strat will sound brighter with a 0.047uF cap than a 0.1uF. All reviewers. Text, image, video. The idea being that it preserves classic telecaster functionality with strat switching and single coil capabilities and also creates the potential to isolate the center pickup for whatever creative reason. Messages: 1,095. This unbelievably simple mod will keep all of your Strat controls (switch and pots) in the very familiar and comfortable stock wiring, yet give you 7 pickup combinations instead of just 5. Custom 6-way Blender for Strat Review. 920D Custom S7W-2T Upgraded 7 Way Strat Wiring Harness Mod with Neck On and Coil Split. The 5-way is wired traditionally: Bridge Bridge and Middle Middle Middle and Neck Neck With our 7-way option, we install either a mini-toggle switch or a push-pull pot that gives you two additional combinations. I had to modify my pickguard only slightly to fit the unit into place. The first thing you'll notice is that the middle pickup looks weird. (Fender used this method for the Elite Stratocaster that was available from 1983 to 1984 by using three small on/off pushbuttons rather than the more common toggles.) This will work on any guitar with three pickups and a five-way selector switch. See All Buying Options. $69.99 USD. Read about the mod here. The 7 way Gilmour mod switching – which, when on gives bridge and neck pickups together when main switch is in position 5 (Telecaster style) or all 3 pickups in series, with the main switch in position 4. Named after David Gilmour of Pink Floyd. Joined: Oct 26, 2009 Location: Santa Barbara, CA. I've read more positive reviews than bad about this mod, but a concern has arose on this mod after reading this discussion. Brand New. After the 7-way Strat setup, the next popular pickup choice to add is the Neck & Bridge pickups in series. I have found it for you. 7-Way Switching: The Pickguard is equipped with a Toggle Switch. Extremely similar to the 7 way Strat wiring, what is commonly known as the "Gilmour" Strat wiring mod uses a mini toggle switch to switch on the neck pickup, giving an additional 2 switching options: - Neck & bridge pickups together - All 3 pickups together. Strat with a push/pull switch on the neck tone control to allow neck+bridge and neck+middle+bridge pickup combinations. In a Strat that’s wired in the normal way with a 5-way switch, you can have the bridge, middle or neck pickup on their own, or a combination of the middle pickup with one of the other two pickups. Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Strat style guitar with a single master tone control. 7-8-2012 — I have just finished completing a mod for the Big Muff Pi NYC Version. Reviews. Another way to stretch out the guitar’s sonic possibilities with a push-pull pot is the Seven-sound Strat mod. 1 Volume, 1 Tone. The way it is now was eliminating the tone pot for the bridge pickup but I would like to be able to use it. Strat Blender Wiring Strat Blender Wiring is a unique and simple way to achieve multiple Strat pickup configurations and tones without drilling holes for switches and push pull pots. Paypal. I saw this on one of the many guitar websites around the internet so it isn’t an original idea. 920D Custom Shop S7W 7-Way Strat Wiring Harness w/ CRL Switch/Orange Drop Caps/CTS Pots. Our first mod will use this switch in the simplest way possible, using only two of the contacts. $90.99 New. Affirm. Description; Policies; Ships directly from 920D Custom Shop. Credit Card. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. CONTACT. 920D Custom. A Strat is a great guitar to mod because there are so many things you can do to it. The guitar only has a rear and front pickup, but no middle. October 2020. Search. This is a common modification used to free up the second tone pot location for an additional switch or optional control. It uses a 3 position On/On/On toggle. The 5-way selector switch works in the regular way, there is a switch tip and I will update the photos. Wiring Diagram by Brian Calloway. JEM77 (Steve Vai's guitar) is more classic. Featured ListingView Listing. Add to Cart . If you've been looking for that "Foxy Lady" & "Purple Haze" tone then look no further. Pinterest. by 920D Custom. S7W 7 Way S Style Wiring Harness 920D Custom S7W 7-Way Wiring Harness A 920D Custom S7W 7-Way Wiring Harness will rock your world. Treble is always lost through tone circuits – even when they’re supposedly off – so the capacitor value is significant. Change the capacitor value. The mini toggle adds two extra switch positions on top of the classic 5 positions - Bridge/Neck and Bridge/Middle/Neck. After the 7-way Strat setup, the next popular pickup choice to add is the Neck & Bridge pickups in series. Add to Cart. The 7-Way Strat is a very popular mod for Strats. Filter by. When on it activates the Neck Pickup. Genuine Fender Original Telecaster String Ferrules Black Set of 6 0036823049 + $7.65 New. Monte Allums 7-3-2012 — The site will be closed from 7-3-2012 until 7-8-2012. $168.63. 7 sound Strat wiring diagram with three single coils, 5-way lever switch, 1 volume and 2 tones. Joined: May 6, … Floyd Rose Special Series Tremolo Bridge With R3 Nut Black Nickel. HSH Wiring with auto split inside coils using a DPDT Mini Toggle Switch. The Seven-sound Strat. 920D Custom S7W-GIL Wiring Harness 7-Way With Neck-On Mod For SSS Guitars. All stars. Stratocaster Fishman Fluence Stratocaster 3 Way Hendrix Stratocaster 3 Way HH Stratocaster 3 Way HH P-Rails Stratocaster 5 Way Stratocaster 5 Way JackPot Stratocaster 5 Way Passing Lane Stratocaster 5 Way Scott Henderson Stratocaster S5W Suhr Stratocaster 7 Way Stratocaster 7 Way HSH P-Rail Stratocaster 7 Way 3 Splits Features. With the switch off you get the standard 5-way settings. 920d Custom S7w-gilmour Upgraded 7 Way Wiring W/ Neck on Mod for Strat Guitars + $69.99 Brand New. Sort by. Add to Cart. Apple Pay. Strat style wiring diagram with three single coils, 5-way lever switch, 1 volume and 1 tone. S7W 7-Way S Style Wiring Harness 920D Custom S7W-GIL 7-Way Wiring Harness Our S7W-GIL style 7-Way Wiring Harness brings the tone heard in psychedelic blues rock for decades. Total Price. Add to Wish List. Ultimately, though, the only sure-fire way to silence a Strat is to install noiseless pickups such as Lace Sensors or Kinmans. This wiring harness allows 2 additional pickup configurations for your standard S style guitar. Loaded pickguard Strat with 7 way Gilmore Mod: Condition: Used. In the Middle/Bridge Position, All Pickups are Active. 4. Write a review . FRM150 (Paul Gibert's guitar) is wired in way he gets all humbucker combinations neck, bridge, neck+bridge, bridge+middle, neck+middle. Another cool way to perform this mod is to use a new pickguard outfitted with three SPST on/off switches instead of a 5-way switch. The 2 additional pickups combinations are neck/bridge and all 3 pickups on simultaneously (in parallel). 920D Custom S7W Upgraded 7 Way Wiring Harness Mod for S Style Guitars. The current Fender Custom Shop version of the Black Strat includes a Fender 1983 ’57 reissue "C"-shape neck, a shortened vibrato arm measuring 4.25", a 5-way pickup selector that replaced the original 3-way in 1985 and the guitar’s original Fender synchronized tremolo bridge, which was re-fitted in 1997. 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