1950s Les Paul Wiring Diagram. Here are some images I fixed up to show the various wirings that Ive noodled around with on my Les Pauls and Flying Vs. The way Gibson wired up their electric guitars in the late 1950s including the Burst Les Paul guitars as well as the SGs and 335s.
After a little research I have found these diagrams and some info. A little quote regarding the pickup volumes in vintage Les Paul wiring. 59 Les Paul 59 Les Paul The holy grail of guitar electronics.
When combined with an old PAF.
In the original Les Paul circuit both pickups influence each other in the middle position of the pickup selector both pickups together. 1950s Vintage Les Paul Wiring Diagram Author. They do not make them like this anymore. After pestering you with switching theory for a full three months Inside the 3-way Telecaster Pickup Switch October 2013 How to Wire a Stock Tele Pickup Switch November 2013 and How to Wire Alternative Tele 3-Way Switches December 2013 its time to start exploring Telecaster mods.