Toggle switch as a kill switch

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  1. ORIENTMETAL

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    Hey guitar tech wizards,
    I have a small question for you.

    I just bought these new 7 string SD blackouts and i am about to install them on my Ibanez RG7321. So i was wondering, if i keep my 5 switch toggle and wire the pickups on 3 sides and keep the edge ones empty... would that give me 2 kill switches one on each end?


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    Many thanks :shred:
     
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    Konfyouzd certainly uncertain Contributor

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    i'm not quite an expert but i think you'd want to ground them...?
     
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    hmmmm id tend to say yes it would.
     
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    Konfyouzd certainly uncertain Contributor

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    why not wire it up w/o the tone know and use a mini 2way toggle for an on/off killswitch?
     
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    Thanks guys for your quick reply. :)
    So when you say ground theme, i should connect them to the ground sleeve of the Jack Output?
    And would this damage my pickups?
    Thanks again,

    Well like this i wont need an extra toggle... thats the idea....
     
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    you could have a push/pull volume act as a kill switch too. you wouldn't need another toggle that way either. the idea you're going for seems doable but i'm not sure how practical it'd be.

    to each his/her own, but i'm just wondering how that would actually work out.
     
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    Thanks not a bad idea either... Thanks
     

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