waldo041 wrote:if you have removed the tone control, both sides, and still have the problem then it is not your tone control causing the problem. if you have removed the ground off of the 5 way, and still have the problem, it is not that as well.
we know the circuit works, but the problem lies in the effects loop when engaged. we also know that when the effects loop is engaged, the send side is working. so we need to focus on the receive side of the effects loop.
i need to see some pictures of the wiring.
Here's some photos. This is returned to the way it works bypassed. I'm off to work but I'll check in from there with any questions. Thank you!!
soldering is a bit rough after reworking multiple times
also had to change out a wire on the buffer that was getting brittle