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Articles by Dirk Wacker

Diagnosing Volume Pots

June 15, 2008
Dirk Wacker discusses fixing common volume control problems and where to find the best pots.
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Improving Tone Control Effectiveness

May 15, 2008
Lessons from previous columns are put to action to improve tone
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Wire it Up!

April 10, 2008
Dirk continues his look at your guitar''s insides with an overview of wiring.
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Stickin' It to the Man

April 9, 2008
Introducing the Chapman Stick, the stringed instrument you haven’t met yet. We talk with Virna Splendore, one of the world’s premier Chapman Stick players and explore this unique niche
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Auditioning Tone Capacitors, Part II

March 11, 2008
We conclude our tone cap journey with a guide to the most common types.
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Auditioning Tone Capacitors

January 29, 2008
Breaking the myths of tone capacitors and helping you find the best one for your tone.
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So You Want to Solder?

December 27, 2007
A primer for prospective DIYers
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Going Nuts

December 19, 2007
Your guide to nut materials
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The $5 Traveling Practice Amp

November 19, 2007
DIY computer speaker mod
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The DIY True Bypass Lesson

October 15, 2007
Don''t bypass this easy build
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