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 #105563  by Deadhead85
 Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:37 pm
Does anyone know what kind of wiring scheme is in Bob's sunburst strat made by Rich Hoeg? Is it similar to the cowboy? I knows theres just one tone along with the volume, and three toggle switches for 3 single coils. Are the switches just simple on/off toggles, and is the mid pup wired out of phase? I had also heard awhile back that the pups he's got installed are Lindy Fralin's. Is this true? Anyone have any details on this guitar? I have a sunburst strat with custom shop 69's in it, and am getting some ideas.
 #105587  by SpaceYrface43
 Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:20 am
Shoot Rich and email i'm sure he'd be happy to answer any questions you have. He got back to me quickly when i had a question about a guitar.
 #105595  by Deadhead85
 Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:33 pm
I had that about it, but was kind of hesitant to do so. I DID, however, just send him an email! I'll keep you guys posted.
 #105598  by strumminsix
 Fri Nov 25, 2011 2:12 am
I know that Hoeg is a fan of Fralin pickups but those don't look like the split blades.

Would be interested where the mid boost is, MK. With 3 pickups, 3 toggles, 1 volume 1 tone I'm not seeing where so curious!
 #105748  by Dozin
 Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:10 am
The Strat has Lindy Farlin vintage hots in it http://www.fralinpickups.com/stratstyleVH.asp
and a Suhr system for noise http://www.suhrguitars.com/pickups.aspx#bpssc

There's no boost or SPC or anything like that in the guitar

Your typical Weir pickup switching, tone and volume
 #105767  by Deadhead85
 Tue Nov 29, 2011 1:17 pm
Dozin wrote:The Strat has Lindy Farlin vintage hots in it http://www.fralinpickups.com/stratstyleVH.asp
and a Suhr system for noise http://www.suhrguitars.com/pickups.aspx#bpssc

There's no boost or SPC or anything like that in the guitar

Your typical Weir pickup switching, tone and volume

Thanks for the reply Dozin! I have a sunburst Strat with Custom Shop 69's in it, and am tempted to mod it like Bobby's Hoeg Strat. The three toggles then are for in phase/off/out of phase or just on/off? Also, because the mid pickup of the Vintage Hot Fralin's are reverse wound, couldn't I just flip my middle 69 pickup around to achieve the same outcome, while keeping it's tone?
 #105771  by strumminsix
 Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:20 pm
Deadhead85 wrote:
Dozin wrote:The Strat has Lindy Farlin vintage hots in it http://www.fralinpickups.com/stratstyleVH.asp
and a Suhr system for noise http://www.suhrguitars.com/pickups.aspx#bpssc

There's no boost or SPC or anything like that in the guitar

Your typical Weir pickup switching, tone and volume

Thanks for the reply Dozin! I have a sunburst Strat with Custom Shop 69's in it, and am tempted to mod it like Bobby's Hoeg Strat. The three toggles then are for in phase/off/out of phase or just on/off? Also, because the mid pickup of the Vintage Hot Fralin's are reverse wound, couldn't I just flip my middle 69 pickup around to achieve the same outcome, while keeping it's tone?
The Suhr requries all 3 pickups to be regular would so I'd guess all 3 of Bobby's are regular.

As they are regular single coils I'd also guess that they'd be simple on/off
 #110585  by strumminsix
 Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:13 pm
Deadhead85 wrote:Is it safe to say that Bobby has all three pups wired to the master tone control?
My basic understanding on Bobby's preferences: master volume, master tone, individual on/off by pickup