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  1. Yep, by winding the bobbin upside down you...

    Yep, by winding the bobbin upside down you reversed the direction.
    When you flipped it over, you now have to wire one start to one finish lead.
    Not just tie the two finish leads together.
    That...
  2. You probably have that pickup polarity wired...

    You probably have that pickup polarity wired wrong.
    T
  3. Here's some calculated data for full sized blade...

    Here's some calculated data for full sized blade pickups.
    Check to see if your bobbins are the same dimensions as these.
    Data for 42, 43, and 44 single poly wire.
    The 44SPN bridge version with a...
  4. If a regular humbucker magnet is not wide enough,...

    If a regular humbucker magnet is not wide enough, and there is a gap on one side or the other?
    In that case you can use a steel shim, or steel wire, to take up the gap.
    I've run into that before on...
  5. Some pictures might help us see what you're doing...

    Some pictures might help us see what you're doing with the rails?
    Also, it is not uncommon to have to drop the neck pickup down some, and raise the height of the bridge pickup.
    On the turns, a lot...
  6. I wouldn't refinish it. I would instead trade it...

    I wouldn't refinish it.
    I would instead trade it for a reissue that has the nitro finish.
    GL,
    T
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    Here is a pretty good comparison video of Ubuntu...

    Here is a pretty good comparison video of Ubuntu 19.04 vs Fedora 30.
    Though his english is a little rough, I agree with most of his results.
    I use a variation of Ubuntu Gnome, and the stock Fedora...
  8. Thread: Tone Kraft

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    If you need any pricing, please communicate...

    If you need any pricing, please communicate pricing with PMs.
    T
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    It is a permission issue. I will refer this to...

    It is a permission issue.

    I will refer this to tboy, and see if he can change your status.
    In the meanwhile, keep posting, that will help.
    T
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    I think the phase switching will work. Don't...

    I think the phase switching will work.
    Don't have a clue how the 1&4, 2&3 magic works.
    I think you will have to do a lot of trial and error wiring, and testing.
    When I wire something exotic, I do...
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    We really need a layout, or schematic of your...

    We really need a layout, or schematic of your pickups, & switches, before I could confirm anything.
    Can you draw it out on paper and submit it here?
    T
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    I was also thinking of the Brian May guitar...

    I was also thinking of the Brian May guitar wiring.
    Each of the 3 pickups have an on off, and each pickup has its own reverse polarity.
    You can get any combo, you could do that with a 4 pickup, by...
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    Your picture of the coils show they are full...

    Your picture of the coils show they are full coils.
    So Calculating wire size of 35, 36 & 38 awg, I came up with following screenshots.
    The pickup name says 42sp, I didn't change that.
    The 36 gauge...
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    What about the amount of gauss at the 4 screw...

    What about the amount of gauss at the 4 screw heads?
    If you don't have anything to measure them with, at least try something steel.
    A paper clip or something that is not magnetized.
    If the...
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    How are the magnets placed on the end of the...

    How are the magnets placed on the end of the coils?
    Is it a sidewinder, or a sidebucker?
    A picture with the cover removed would help determine that?
    T
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    Not the answer anyone wants to hear, but the...

    Not the answer anyone wants to hear, but the mudbucker is IMO a poor design, plagued with problems.
    I always take the cover and build something else under it.
    Like I did here....
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    I download and review new linux often, but I only...

    I download and review new linux often, but I only show, & review here the better ones, that work and have promise.
    I'm reviewing today, the most unique live linux I've tried to date.
    It is openSUSE...
  18. When I worked before 2010, our company used...

    When I worked before 2010, our company used McAfee, and the other hot AV was Norton.
    Since 2012, I've been Only on Linux. Most of that time no AV at all.
    I now install Clamtk, but don't run it...
  19. So, what is the AV of choice these days?

    So, what is the AV of choice these days?
  20. This is an old Steve A thread. Curious what...

    This is an old Steve A thread.
    Curious what others use for AV ware these days?
    Is Kaspersky still being used by anyone?
    What about PCmatic? They advertise constantly on Cable news.
    I still use...
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    1.3K seems very low for a Mudbucker. Here's a...

    1.3K seems very low for a Mudbucker.
    Here's a thread on some Mudbucker mods.
    https://music-electronics-forum.com/showthread.php?t=36135&highlight=mudbucker
    GL,
    T
  22. What Old dog said, plus make sure the bridge...

    What Old dog said, plus make sure the bridge baseplate is grounded.
    Another thing with Single coils, they are quietest if the bobbin start lead, is grounded. (The start lead, usually connected to...
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    I agree with Copper and DK, you can wax pot super...

    I agree with Copper and DK, you can wax pot super glue pickups.
    I've made lots of pickups with bobbins glued to home brew baseplates.
    I wax pot all of them.
    Keep your wax temp 150F or less, and...
  24. Thread: Tone Kraft

    by big_teee
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    Do you still not clean your flatwork? Does it...

    Do you still not clean your flatwork?
    Does it still come with the brown goo?
    Tone-Kraft does clean their flatwork.
    Just a thought, but that may be why they are so busy?
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    I'm reviewing live, Fedora FC30, with the...

    I'm reviewing live, Fedora FC30, with the Cinnamon Desktop.
    It is very nice, has a great slick look, and the desktop is very easy to use.
    Cinnamon, looks to me like a cross between the Mate, and...
  26. You can get the R3 at stewmac, and some cheaper...

    You can get the R3 at stewmac, and some cheaper models at Amazon....
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    Sticky: # fetch...

    # fetch https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nomadbsd/NomadBSD/master/config/etc/rc.d/setup_netif
    # cp setup_netif /etc/rc.d

    If you have to copy into /etc/rc.d ?
    I presume that would be...
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    Not familiar with the Mira, pictures of the...

    Not familiar with the Mira, pictures of the control cavity would help.
    It would all need to be rewired to change which coils are selected.
    You would need to wire one coil inside out (bridge), and...
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