Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Mod Garage

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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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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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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The Stratocaster Cap Switching Mod

February 11, 2010
How to use different tone caps for different positions on the Strat
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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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