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Norma Barney Kessel Wiring Volume Tone

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by iesusko » Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:52 pm

When I was a teenager I found one of these in my attic. It didn't work so I asked my friend to fix it for me. Well when I got it back he had replaced the volume and tone with a simple two pot with 47 cap. Ironically it still didn't work. I now know more about fixing things and found that the ground wire to the bridge was the issue. Real pain to get those screws out to replace the wire. Anyway, I wanted it to be as original as possible but I don't have the original tone and volume. I was wondering if anyone here knows how they are supposed to be wired. It used to be a pot and a switch to select LMH. Thanks
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by VintAxe » Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:06 pm

Hi lesusko.

I don't have a wiring diagram for your guitar but you might check with Brad the Guitologist. I think he draws schematics for the guitars he works on and he might have what you need.

You can contact him through his Facebook page:

Good luck with your project
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