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April 2015
Dirk Wacker

Dirk Wacker

Dirk Wacker lives in Germany and has been a guitar addict since age 5. He’s also a hardcore DIY-er for guitars, amps, and stompboxes and runs a website on the subject (singlecoil.com). When not working at his guitar workbench, he plays country, rockabilly, surf, and flamenco. Contact him at info@singlecoil.com.

ARTICLES

Mod Garage: Telecaster Series Wiring

April 17, 2015
Get meatier Tele sounds without changing your pickups.
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Mod Garage: Trad Strat and Bridge 'Bucker Tones

March 27, 2015
A standard Strat pickup set—and—a switchable humbucker.
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Mod Garage: Humbucker Height Adjustment

February 27, 2015
What’s the ideal pickup height? And how do you adjust the pole pieces?
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Mod Garage: Conquering Classical Guitar String-Changing Terror

January 29, 2015
Faster, easier ways to install nylon strings.
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Mod Garage: A PRS-Style Pickup Selector for Dual-Humbucker Guitars

December 26, 2014
Unlock new tones with Paul Reed Smith’s rotary switching scheme.
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Mod Garage: Varitone Wiring, Reloaded and Extended

November 28, 2014
Cool variations on Gibson’s multi-cap tone control.
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Mod Garage: The Original Eddie Van Halen Wiring

October 31, 2014
The simple circuit that rocked the world.
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Mod Garage: The Dick Dale Wiring

October 9, 2014
The unique wiring scheme behind the definitive surf sound.
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Mod Garage: Inside Brian May's Red Special

September 5, 2014
Ever wonder what’s so special about the Queen guitarist’s custom guitar?
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Mod Garage: Decouple Your Les Paul’s Volume Controls

July 18, 2014
Ever been frustrated by how the two volume controls interact on a dual-humbucker axe? Here’s how to make them work independently.
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