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coil tap on a Travis Bean standard

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charlie

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PostPosted: 01/08/2008 at 12:44 PM    Post subject: coil tap on a Travis Bean standard link

In response to the wedge thread that got a bit off topic to a question (from eric) about coil tapping. It is my understanding that a coil tap can be done without messing up an original guitar except for a bit of unsoldering. The real challenge is where to put the coil tap switches. My idea would be to unsolder the pickup leads from the original electronics (pots, caps, etc) and remove the whole electronic assembly. Then one could save the original electronics for a later reinstall. Now that leaves 5 holes to design a new electronic system. My thought here would be a master tone, a master volume, and two coil tap switches. The original pickup selector switch location would remain the same. Does anyone have a good alternative to this or is there any problem with this? I'm not a tech, so this is only an idea...maybe it would not work?

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Eric

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PostPosted: 01/08/2008 at 1:50 PM    Post subject: RE:coil tap on a Travis Bean standard link

Thanks Charlie for posting the off topic portion of my post in the appropriate part of the board so that more people are likely to see this. I imagine some other owners have done this and can share their experience.

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