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09-13-2012, 09:21 AM
Hello ,
i just built a kneckset gutair and installed 2 splitcoil humbuckers and
a baggs x- bridge non trem.
The magnetic pickups work but i cannot get anything but a loud buzz when i blend or
switch to the acoustic side. Have double checked wiring , obviously a grounding issue i am missing!!
Any help would be appreciated.

09-13-2012, 11:00 AM
Hi Lonnie,
I would recommend checking the wiring at the summing board for the X-Bridge. If any of those pads are connected to ground, the whole bridge would be shorted to ground and not pass any signal.

09-13-2012, 01:16 PM
Great thankyou i will ck that and reply.
By sthe summing board you mean under the bridge it self??

09-13-2012, 01:27 PM
It's where the leads from the bridge are summed into a single wire lead.

09-13-2012, 02:11 PM
Great thanks

09-14-2012, 10:14 AM
Good morning,
i checked my bridge last night and the solder tab pulled loose,
Is there a way to reattatch this ??
It didnt seem to take solder

09-14-2012, 03:23 PM
Did the solder pull off of the bridge, or the summing board?