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Let’s go under the hood of these legendary rockabilly machines and explore different ways to enhance a passive guitar system.

Welcome back to Mod Garage. Before we start, some good news! After finishing the relic’ing series, I was able to raise $650 from our Harley Benton guinea-pig guitar in an auction. The money went to our local animal shelter for cats and dogs, to help pay some vet bills.

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Get out your DMM, and let's explore the simple ways to ground Strats, Teles, and Les Pauls. The good news is, there is no such thing as overgrounding.

Hello, and welcome back to Mod Garage. Today we'll take a deeper look into grounding passive guitars—and basses, of course. This subject causes a lot of confusion and endless (mostly obsolete) discussions. There's no guitar forum without at least one escalating thread about grounding. Often the golden rules of grounding in active circuitry are simply transferred to passive circuits and declared to be the only truth. You can find discussions about star-grounding where the forumites have a real go at each other about the best way and materials to do it, etc.
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