Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Guitar & Bass Mods

Tech Tales: Soothing Single-Coils

October 28, 2010
Swap a cap or a cable to tame the treble on your Tele
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Pickup Height and Mic Placement

October 20, 2010
Overlooked aspects of tone are explored
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The Fender TBX Tone Control Mod, Part 2

October 20, 2010
Experimenting with tonecaps and resistors on the TBX tone control
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The Fender TBX Tone Control, Part 1

September 21, 2010
One of Fender''s oldest factory mods features a stacked potentiometer
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Sanding Your Guitar Neck for a Smoother Feel

August 24, 2010
Sanding down the finish and sealing the wood to get a nice, smooth bare wood feel on your neck
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The Fender "Passing Lane" Stratocaster Mod

August 17, 2010
This mod bypasses the volume and tone controls and engages the bridge pickup with the push of a button
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The Vintage Coiled-Cable Simulator Mod

July 20, 2010
How to make your Strat sound like it''s running through a coily cable
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 4

June 16, 2010
The weird quirks and intricacies of tone caps are discussed
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocaster, Part 3

May 18, 2010
Applying Dirk''s cap knowledge to a real-life situation.
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 2

April 15, 2010
Some tone caps you should try in your Strat
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