Mod #1 – Quick Electronics connect/disconnect

I got a couple of JST Male to Female connectors to replace the ground and hot connection between the electronics and the guitar output jack. The idea behind this is to have a quick connect/disconnect of the whole electronics. I will also do the same for all the ground connections to the guitar once all the hardware has been replaced.

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Getting the JST through the jack routing hole. This is very small, and the connector would not go through it, hence why I had to do this before soldering the jack.

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Here you can see the soldered jack. (red to tip, black to ring/ground). Note that for the new electronics I would require an additional connector for the hot signal coming from the blower switch.

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Back on the pickguard and main electronics, connections are black to ground and red to volume potentiometer

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And this is the complete job.

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but wait!… we still need to do the same for the ground connections. For this I used some eye terminals and JST connectors

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These will be the ground connections to the body and bridge

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As you can see this is a more neat and clean arrangement fir the internals. This will help a lot when the new electronics are installed.

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