Self-adhesive Shielding Kit

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Standard kit

Item # 3789
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Self-adhesive Shielding Kit

Get rid of electrical noise! These conductive shielding materials reduce noise, hum and radio interference when connected to electrical ground.

Use the self-adhesive copper foil to line control cavities or shield pickup coils. (Instructions included.)

#3789 Standard kit shields most guitars, including traditional Strat® and Tele®.
Includes:
Self-adhesive copper foil in three sizes:
         1-1/8" x 13-1/2"
         1/2" x 19-1/2"
         5" x 7" (two sheets)
20" of 2-conductor shielded wire
5" of single-conductor insulated wire
Solder
Instructions

#3790 Large kit has enough foil for Strats made since the '90s.
Includes:
Self-adhesive copper foil in three sizes:
         1-1/8" x 13-1/2" (2 sheets)
         1/2" x 19-1/2"
         and four sheets of 5" x 7" (4 sheets)
20" of 2-conductor shielded wire
5" of single-conductor insulated wire
Solder
Instructions

Self-adhesive copper foil is conductive on both sides.

Additional rolls of Conductive Copper Tape can be purchased separately.


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Product Instructions

Guitar Shielding

An overview of guitar shielding with the Self-Adhesive Shielding Kit, including a list of required tools.

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not enough copper

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the tape quality was good. but for the cost they should have given you more for the guy who doesnt do this very often. i dont recomend buying this product. it is very fusterating watching your tape get used up thru inexperience knowing you wont have enough to finish.having to fill in with tin foil was nuts. how often do most people shield therer guitars? even just a little more would have been great. the tape will not do the sides so you have to finish using the sheet. very dissapointed

5.0

Amazingly Quiet

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I bought the Standard kit to shield a very noisy MIM Jazz bass. The kit had more than enough copper to do the job which only took about an hour and a half. When I was done, the meter showed very good conductivity throughout the cavities, even without soldering. When it was all back together, it was unbelievably quiet, even with the amp cranked and the single coils solo'd. Really an amazing difference. Well worth the time and money.

5.0

important upgrade, good value

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I would buy this kit and the 2 inch copper roll as a supplement(or you could just buy the 2' inch roll since that has the best utility). I completely masked the Strat cavities and only areas around the pickguard pickups and screw rather than disassembling all the electronics. This killed 99% of the overall static and hum. If you do this BE SURE to have foil under the volume pot since this is the general input ground.

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