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Open_g
07-02-2016, 06:47 AM
Anybody got the electronics layout and maybe some simplification since the guitar is quite old and hardware technology has evolved?

Bass Guy
07-02-2016, 06:56 AM
This might be of assistance.

http://guitarwiring.blogspot.com.au/2010/09/brian-mays-guitar-wiring-modification.html

http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/21307-mod-garage-inside-brian-mays-red-special

Open_g
07-02-2016, 09:06 AM
Thanks. 2 alternatives with different outcomes. I guess I will work it out from first principles and see if I get the same result and whether both can be incorporated together relatively easily. Brian is a mathematical (and musical) genius so I would probably run with his version once I have the nerve to drill holes in my guitar and add switches.

stan
07-02-2016, 10:08 AM
are you making a red special copy or just putting the wiring in a different project?

Open_g
07-02-2016, 12:36 PM
I am not making a copy. Considering imitating the wiring on a different project. Once I have it worked out I will probably test wire it outside the guitar body before committing to internal and cosmetic surgery.

stan
07-02-2016, 01:41 PM
sounds interesting

Bass Guy
21-02-2016, 10:19 AM
Found this too, which is rather tempting

http://www.guitarfetish.com/BHM-Style-SeriesPhase-Switching-Kit-3-Ply-White-Pickguard_p_1181.html

Sheven
09-05-2016, 09:01 AM
Is this a a kit Pitbull could look at doing?
more of signature series "Area"

nDR01d
02-06-2016, 11:41 AM
Found this too, which is rather tempting

http://www.guitarfetish.com/BHM-Style-SeriesPhase-Switching-Kit-3-Ply-White-Pickguard_p_1181.html

I have done this - with varying degrees of success. Sometimes the switches work, sometimes they crackle, sometimes they don't work. I'm not sure if it was my soldering or the kit itself, but I can tell you the instructions on one side are different to other side. And you will need hands steady as a surgeons. It's all really small stuff.

kimball492
06-06-2016, 11:58 PM
You Bryan May fans might appreciate this Red Guitar Templates
https://guitarsandwoods.com/red-special-acrylic-templates.html?search=Template&page=8