baja tele wiring but with push/pull instead of S-1 switch

You may know that the baja tele wiring is a tele with 2 single coils, a 4-way switch to put both pickups in series in position 4, and a Fender S-1 switch (special pot in vol position) to put the neck pup out-of-phase (OOP).

Recently, I had a customer ask if I could do a baja tele layout but with a push/pull in the neck instead of an s-1 switch. He wanted to keep his custom wooden knobs. So, after a lot of research I wired up one of my tele project gutars first, then did his. This is what I did with my tele:

pickups wiring
neck: Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro
bridge: ’52 Fender NoCaster

– 4-way switch (position 4 is n+b in series)
– vol pot: 250k push pull pot put neck pup out of phase
– tone pot: standard 250k CTS pot with .047 orange drop

So, with this layout you get 6 tonal options out of 2 single coil pickups:

– 4-way switch with push / pull down:

4: n+b (series and in phase)
3: n
2: n+b (parallel and in phase)
1: b

– 4-way switch with push / pull up (puts neck pup out of phase):

4: n+b (series and out of phase)
3: n
2: n+b (parallel and out of phase)
1: b

BTW, thx to all the help from waparker4 from TDPRI. Checkout this TDPRI thread.

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