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  1. Robert Herndon

    List your SG mods along with pics.

    Took a ton of work to get it playable. Went through 3 sets of noisy , thin or muddy Gibson pickups, and a few boutique models before I finally settled on GFS Classic II's.... Anyways, it's for sale $800 with Gator hard case.
  2. Robert Herndon

    List your SG mods along with pics.

    Took a while to get everything right...I went through a few Gibson pickup sets before I found the tone I was after. The low out PAF clones were perfect....
  3. Robert Herndon

    List your SG mods along with pics.

    2016 Gibson SG T Series bought new in September 20016k. I stripped out the PCB, installed copper shielding and used a custom, vintage style wire harness with K40Y Russian tone capacitors, .033uf bridge and. 015uf neck and 500k Bornes pots and a 220k treble cut on the bridge. I went through 3...
  4. Robert Herndon

    List your SG mods along with pics.

    Let's see if I can get some images to post...
  5. Robert Herndon

    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    No washer on the backside...the PCB had a HUGE star washer...
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    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    The Switchcraft 4650 has a 3/8" x 3/8" threaded section, identical to the PCB. i am going to take more shoulder/hole measurements tonight...
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    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    Deep nut works fine on the selector switch....that part is fine....only the jack is at issue.
  8. Robert Herndon

    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    Oh no...not at all...its mounted (mocked up) but the jack doesn't penetrate the body far enough to get a washer under the nut....
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    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    I'm still checking this out and measuring. My goal is not to carve up the body...
  10. Robert Herndon

    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    Ok, Tone Man said there is no need to open the body for the .406" shoulder on the Bourns pots...I need to replace the .260" input jack with the Switchcraft 4650.... http://www.bourns.com/docs/product-datasheets/6637.pdf
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    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    I found a Switchcraft #4650 that has a longer threaded portion: Required mounting hole diameter: 3/8" (9.53mm) Thread: 3/8 x 32 Thread height: 3/8" (9.53mm)
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    2016 Gibson SG PCB to Vintage Harness - Who Has Done It???

    Greetings everyone, Had Tone Man build me a custom harness for my small-cavity 2016 Gibson SG. I pulled the PCB and shielded the cavity. Then I noticed a couple of problems and I seek your advice. My 2016 Gibson SG has holes a little larger than 3/8" for the pots, but smaller than the .406"...
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    2016 Gibson SG to Vintage Wiring?

    I do not think changing the PCB will change tone...just make swapping pickups easier....
  14. Robert Herndon

    2016 Gibson SG to Vintage Wiring?

    Gary (Tone Man) and I have been discussing installing one of his harnesses into my 2016 Gibson SG. We are now curious to know if Gibson changed the layout (spacing) of the volume and tone pots when they reduced the control cavity size???? You may remember how the Norlin era SG's had a totally...


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