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Using one pigtail for pickup ground

 
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Sundaram



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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:12 pm    Post subject: Using one pigtail for pickup ground Reply with quote

All the wiring diagrams I have seen have anywhere from 4-7 ground wires soldered to the back of on of the pots. Soldering one wire to the back of a pot and then connecting all the other grind wires to that pigtail would result in the same thing wouldn't it? Am I missing something? Seems like that would be much easier to wire?
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RandyM



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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2016 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ground is ground.
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BrightKJ



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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2016 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As long as they are all physically connected to each other, it doesn't matter where they are connected. You can test this with a multimeter. The potential to any ground point should be identical no matter where you check it.
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Sundaram



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 5:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks folks. That's what I suspected, but you have confirmed it!
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