Coil Tap Results

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Over last weekend, I went and installed a coil-split on my guitar using a push/pull potentiometer. Here are the results between flipping from the full output of the humbucker to the more nuanced and snappy single coil pickup. There’s a ton of info out there you can find just by using Google but, the best […]

NHL 13 Dekes

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With the start of hockey season, you have to step your game up if you’re playing online with EA Sports’ NHL 13. The hardest part is mastering all the Loose Puck Deke moves. By hitting the L1 button (Left Trigger), you can pull off all the fun, impressive moves that you bought the game for. […]

D.I.Y. Coil Split Project

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A guitars pickup is what takes the vibration of the string and makes it an electrical signal that can be amplified. Origianlly guitars had one single coil pickup. These single coil pickups, like those found on a Fender Strat or Telecaster, are noisy. Along with the guitar strings, they amplify electrical disturbances, which creates a […]

Velveeta and Beef Burritos

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This weekend there was a sale on Velveeta and Ground beef so why not make the most of it. This whole meal cost about $40 and that included the 30 Pack. It’s cheap, easy and it will last a few days so you can make burritos, enchiladas, tostadas, nachos…. and on and on. Ingredients:

Humbucker Wiring Color Chart

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Right now I’m in the process of making some modifications to my guitars wiring. Installing some switches to select between each individual coil plus the full humbucker requires only basic soldering skills but with each manufacturer using their own color codes, it can get confusing. Here’s a great guide for getting the North, South, Hot […]