Five guides for pro and noob swappers alike: soldering tips, balancing Strat and Tele pickups, wiring 4-conductor humbuckers, and more.
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Boutique guru Jeff Bober on effects-loop and speaker issues, and diagnosing readers’ Peavey and Hiwatt amps.
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