Louis Electric

December 2014

Guitar & Bass Mods

The "Luthercaster" Esquire Wiring

September 5, 2012
Nicknamed the “Luthercaster,” this is the guitar I play onstage with our local Johnny Cash tribute band.
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DIY: How to Convert a Flattop to Nashville Tuning

August 10, 2012
Turn your spare acoustic into a sparkling wonder that transforms songs from mundane to magical.
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Hot-Rod Your Electric: Tiny Tone Tweaks, Done Dirt Cheap

August 10, 2012
One of the industry’s most esteemed builders shows us 5 easy (and practically free) mods to hot-rod your electric.
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Choosing Magnetic Bass Pickups

August 10, 2012
Once you’ve stated your goals, you can investigate how manufacturers describe their products and then figure out how your goals and these descriptions fit together.
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The Modded Eldred Esquire Wiring

August 10, 2012
The basic Eldred wiring is very useable and flexible, and that’s the main reason why so many pro Esquire players choose it.
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Sum of the Parts Guitar

July 9, 2012
Whether you’re building from scratch or performing an upgrade or mod, there is no shortage of aftermarket guitar parts available for your project. Following simple guidelines may help you
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The Eldred Esquire Wiring

July 9, 2012
The Eldred Esquire wiring schematic. Illustration courtesy of www.singlecoil.com This month, let’s continue exploring Esquire mods by diving into the socalled “Eldred Esquire wiring,” which is currently one of
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Esquire Mods, Part 2

June 8, 2012
Go one step further and change the values of the parts used in the resistor/capacitor network.
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Esquire Mods, Part 1

May 11, 2012
If you’re looking for ways to make the circuit more flexible or better suited to your sonic needs, you’ve come to the right place.
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3 Mods for 3 Guitars

May 9, 2012
Just added: advanced mods for Strat, Tele, and Les Paul
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