Was thinking on Bareknuckle Apache's, or Kinman Impersonator kvn's? If anyone can help lead me in the right direction I'd appreciate it. Just goggle it or go to , I think there is some good info there. Poxy cheap switch was causing the pickups to blend together slightly and mix with the tone pots for good measure. Hi Everyone, This is a new page in which we solicit your reviews on our products. I use six Alnico magnets and therefore must also use my Patented magnetic H-shield to ensure a faithful reproduction of Alnico single coil noiseless tone than can work happily into a 250K volume pot. It has been my favourite sound for clean ish rhythm ever since.
Snap off a pair of pins, slip a shorth length of heat shrink over the wires on the pup, solder your pup wires to the short ends of the pins, shrink the heat shrink and plug it in. I use the Kinman K9 switch on one of my Strats. Report back and we'll continue. Some guitar players just accept this but if you want to do something about it then these 3 circuits will probably interest you. Read about it here: I should add this system is just that, a system.
The hand assembled magnet bobbin, upper magnetic shield, lower magnetic shield and hand assembled noise sensing bobbin. The wound strings on my pickups have all the snap and attack that you'd ever want but the plain treble strings produce a nicely balanced sweet tone that won't offend ears. Best is to take a picture that can show the wiring clearly. To my ears, these easily beat out any of the Kinman Strat offerings I've tried up to Kinman Big 9-O. There are a lot of diagrams on the net for such a setup. Have to agree on that point.
Also, now that you have your pickguard off, double check all the connections. . My bobbins are assembled one at a time by hand using individually drilled and routed flanges that are skilfully hand de-burred and radiused around the edges one at a time. To contact the forum owner hit the Contact Us link. My only suggestion would be to install a new volume and tone pots, and a new 5 way switch rather than de-soldering and re-using the originals.
Unsolder the cap from the center tap of the tone pot. March 2018 Kinman Guitar Electrix is a boutique company that specializes in the design and manufacture of innovative Zero-Hum hum-canceling for that solve noise problems associated with pickups One of its most popular products is the Kinman Hx an for Hum cancelling pickup, a patented noiseless pickup design developed in 1996 by its founder, Chris Kinman, as a direct drop-in replacement for style pickups. Yes, it really has 94 different pickup switching arrangements. I used same leads and amp, just played a song on one and switched to the other. I've fitted Kinman pickups to my guitars before and they never disappoint. Did you have to swap the green and red wires to get it to hum cancel? For example, we played Tie Your Mother Down by Queen, and I had no trouble getting that kind of tone out of them, which is a song I wouldn't typically use a Strat for. I had to reverse the dummy coil wires, swap green for red, once I did that it started cancelling hum.
In fact, three of those pickups used together are in the Hank Marvin strat. My installation was a little unusual, and after emailing Frank, he called me and walked me through what I needed to do. See the below link for a picture of said wiring from Fender for the Noiseless pickups. He knows what he's talking about and would be a good resource. Was afraid it might be to fat of a sound and I was going to loose all the highs, but I was extremely, extremely pleased. Let us know what you think.
The ground wires are not shown but they would be connected to each other and connected to the output ground. I will post new pics of the guitar in question soon. If the sound is still muffled, then, you have some other problem that cause this problem, you need to look at the other part of your wiring. This 'reverse' approach to the pot wiring means that, when everything is turned up full, you get the stock Fender Strat pickup combinations. Report back and we'll continue.
As expected, the sound isn't quite as fat as you'd get from Kinman's Woodstock or Blues sets, but then if you want the classic Strat sound, fat isn't what you're looking for. Full and thick and almost as dark and warm as a full-on Jazz rig. Also, now that you have your pickguard off, double check all the connections. It is after all the Hank Marvin signature model, so it is that early Hank sound I would like the guitar to have. That's exactly what I expected, you make a mistake in the tone circuit. You can fabricate your own plug connectors with the two parts you see here which are available at any electronics supply. I was also wondering, do I really need a tone controlled bridge pup? There's plenty to commend this system.