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UP TO 14 Tones! Ultimate Fender Stratocaster Wiring Harness Upgrade for SSS CTS
UP TO 14 Tones! Ultimate Fender Stratocaster Wiring Harness Upgrade for SSS CTS

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Our Price: $69.00

Product Code: HARNESS-9

What is it?
This is a pre-wired stratocaster wiring harness upgrade designed for S/S/S American or Mexican Fender Stratocasters. Hand wired with the highest quality parts and cleanest solder connections from a professional guitar tech. This wiring harness can give you up to 14 different pickup combinations.

-With this pre-wired harness loaded in your guitar, you will have the swiss army knife for tones.

SERIES (humbucker) SWITCH
- Just pull up on the volume for increased output with a fuller low end. When you are in the neck position of the 5 way with the push/pull up it puts the neck/mid pickups in series for a fatter neck humbucker tone. When in the bridge position with the push/pull up it puts the bridge/mid pickups in series for a beefier bridge humbucker tone.
-The middle master tone knob is a push/pull that allows you to reverse the phase of the middle pickup. This allows for 'out of phase' tones when using the neck or bridge pickup with the middle pickup. When two pickups are out of phase it produces a very distinct tone kind of like a wah pedal half way on. You get a squaky snarly sound that is great for funk rhythms and leads. The out of phase sound was made popular by guitar players like Jimmy Page and Brian May and can be heard in many Led Zepplin and Queen songs. Note: the middle knob also severs as a master tone.

-The bottom tone has been changed into a blend pot that allows you to blend the neck and bridge pickups together. This produces a unique tone similar to a telecaster in the middle position. It has a balanced bass and treble response with a softer attack. Sounds great for rhythms. When the blender is all the way up on 10 there will be no effect to the tone. The more you turn the knob down the more the neck and bridge pickups blend together. This also allows for all three pickups in the 2/4 position of the 5 way with the blender engaged.

-Have you ever noticed how the tone gets muddy and lacks definition when you roll the volume back on the guitar? The treble bleed mod's purpose is to retain your high end or treble response when cutting back on the volume. I have spent a lot of time playing around with different caps and resistors to find the perfect treble bleed mod. The roll off of the volume is smooth and retains a clear bright signal at lower volumes.


1. bridge
2. bridge/middle
3. middle
4. middle/neck
5. neck
6. neck/bridge (with blender engaged)
7. neck/middle/bridge (with blender engaged in 2/4 position)
8. neck/middle out of phase (with middle push/pull up in 4 position)
9. middle/bridge out of phase with middle push/pull up in 2 position)
10. neck/middle/bridge out of phase (with blender engaged and middle push/pull up in 2/4 position)
11. neck/middle OR bridge/middle in series (humbucker). (with volume push/pull up)
12. series/out of phase (with both push/pulls up)
13. series with blend (volume push/pull up with blend engaged)
14. series with blend out of phase (both push/pulls up with blend engaged)

I might have missed something...???

-250k Push/Pull master volume and series pot
-treble bleed mod on volume (100k resistor and .001uf cap)
-250k push/pull master tone and middle pickup phase reversal
-.022mfd Sprague orange drop capacitor (produces a smooth and even treble roll off when cutting back on the tone controls)
-cts 250k no load blend knob
-Oak Grigsby 5 way switch
-Vintage style pull back cloth wire (7 strand 22 gauge wire for the clearest signal path)
-extra ground wire for the bridge claw
-Fender Vintage Stratocaster Aluminum Shield
-Wiring Diagram included

Smokey B is an experienced guitar tech who has worked with guitar and bass players from bands like The Foo Fighters, Guns N' Roses, Slash, Ozzy, 311, Weezer, and many more. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have about wiring options/mods. Custom orders are welcome!