Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Guitar & Bass Mods

Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 1

March 11, 2010
A quick guide to vintage Strat caps - which ones to try, and what you should expect.
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Precision Neck Adjustment: A Simple Method for Consistency

February 17, 2010
Stop adjusting by sight and use this method to make it the same every time.
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The Stratocaster Cap Switching Mod

February 11, 2010
How to use different tone caps for different positions on the Strat
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You Can Build It, Yes You Can

February 11, 2010
Been thinking about building a guitar? Just do it! Here are some tips for getting started.
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The Blender Stratocaster

January 14, 2010
How to set up your Strat so that you can blend all of the pickups using just the volume knob
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Finding a Strat and Giving it a New Soul

January 14, 2010
Small tweaks to turn a second-hand Strat into a go-to instrument
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch, Part II

December 17, 2009
The benefits of setting up a momentary kill switch on a Stratocaster, and how to do it.
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch

November 18, 2009
How to install the kill switch made famous by EVH, Buckethead and many others
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Stratocaster Direct-Through Mod

September 18, 2009
Mod your Strat to connect the pickup directly to the output jack, Esquire-style.
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Stratocaster with Individual On/Off Switches

August 19, 2009
How to add individual on/off switches for each pickup to your Strat
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