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Golden Age Pre-wired Harness for Stratocaster

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Golden Age Pre-wired Harness for Stratocaster

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Golden Age Pre-wired Harness for Stratocaster

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Assembled and soldered in the USA using top components, including CRL switches and CTS pots for the best sound. Ready to drop into your guitar!

    Worth every penny!
  • Premium hand-wired for drop-in retrofit
  • Upgrade your old wiring
  • Save work and save time on new builds

Soldered in our Athens, Ohio shop
We professionally hand-soldered these harnesses using the best brand-name components for long life and great sound: 5-way CRL lever switch, CTS pots, Orange Drop® caps, Switchcraft™ output jack and cloth push-back wire. Bonus: Black and white switch knobs included!

Tested and 100% Guaranteed
Each Golden Age harness comes to you mounted on a reusable plywood template, which is a tool in itself: save it for future wiring jobs. The template holds the components correctly so the finished harness fits neatly into the guitar's wiring cavity. You simply solder the jack and your pickup lead wires to the harness.

Got questions? Call or email us. A friendly gearhead will be happy to help!

5-way CRL Switch Specs
Body cavity depth required 1-3/8" (34.93mm)
Mounting screw spacing 1-5/8" (41.28mm)
Lever stem .052" x .188" (1.32mm x 4.78mm)
Pickguard slot required 1/16" x 1-1/16" (1.59mm x 26.99mm)

CTS Control Pot Specs
Resistance 250K-ohm
Shaft diameter 0.235" (5.95mm) split shaft, fine knurling
Thread 3/8" x 32
Threaded portion height 3/8" (9.52mm)
Mounting hole diameter    3/8" (9.52mm)

Orange Drop Capacitor Specs
Value .047uF

Switchcraft Output Jack Specs
Accepts standard 1/4" plug Mono
Mounting hole diameter 3/8" (9.52mm)
Thread 3/8" x 32
Threaded portion height 1/4" (6.35mm)


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5.0

Just What I Needed

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I was doing a new pickup assembly into a new pickguard using the new Gen4 Noiseless p'ups from Fender. I was unsure of my soldering skills and also didn't want to buy the parts separately. This fit the bill perfectly - the wooden template served to hold the components in place while I soldered in the p'up leads and it assembled onto the pickguard without a hitch! Well done folks!

5.0

Strat Wiring Kit

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Verified Buyer


I have a 2010 USA Strat and the wiring was getting kind of funky inside from various pickup changes and such over the years. I was going to just rewire it piece-by-piece but when I started adding up the individual costs it turned out not to be that much difference over getting the harness pre-wired. I'm glad I did. The guys at StuMac to a real professional soldering job and the thing is just really, really clean. Its got everything you need and nothing more and it neatly fits in the strat body. The only add on I did was to tack on a treble bleed that I got from StuMac when I got the harness - I swear by the treble bleeds if you play out at all. All the harness parts are top notch and feel solid. I recommend it if you don't want to hassle with tacking one together from individual parts.

5.0

Great kit for making a strat!

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Verified Buyer


I am very pleased with this kit. I am not an experienced solderer, so this made it very easy for me to wire up my new strat. High quality kit and highly recommend it.

5.0

Golden Age Pre-wired Harness for Stratocaster

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Verified Buyer


Arrived very timely. Just what I needed to improve the sound of my axe.

5.0

Headache saver

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Verified Buyer


Nice setup ,saves you a lot of soldering & aggravation , The parts are top notch & easy to install,buy one today and save yourself a lot of headaches.

5.0

Nice setup

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Great quality and price! I did have and issue with one of the pots. One of the three legs was bent in and touching another leg and the pot didn't seem to work. Once I inspected and found the issue, it worked great! Could have happened in shipping but wasn't a problem for me.

5.0

makes life simple

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Verified Buyer


I got one for my strat when the switch got flakey.
It changed the whole voice of the guitar, much more clear.
The volume pot is very smooth with no tone loss.when you back it off.
I got a pre-wire from golden age a while back, for my tele , very pleased and easy to put in.
And I do wiring and set ups on guitars for a living at a guitar shop.
I recommend this to my customers a well

4.0

Very nice upgrade

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Verified Buyer


Really well made harness, the tones pots have a nice even sound when used and the action smooth.

-1 star for the lack ground wire to metal lug in body cavity had to solder an addtional ground from the neck tone pot and solder it to the small metal lug to get a proper grounding.

5.0

Drop-in and GO!

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Verified Buyer


My 2006 AM STD. Had upgraded pickups when I got it (used), but the tone knob was always pretty loose and then a few weeks ago the switch stopped working (go figure, the part that gets the most use....) I went for this over the basic kit because it is great components and I think my strat deserves the best, and it was pre-wired.

I dropped it in today and it was so easy. One small difference - the old switch had posts 2 and 3 connected with a jumper... I didn't change the way this rig was setup, but when I check out the guitar later (strings are stretching) I will see if there is a noticeable difference (I'm guessing it has something to do with phase or something?? )..

In less time that it took to replace the parts in my Epiphone LP (also from Stew Mac) I had my lovely American Strat back in action!

5.0

Great product

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I put this in my Hwy 1 strat. I have custom shop 54 pickups and kluson tuners on this guitar. The wiring harness and pots were the weak link. Sound is much better with more control of volume and tone controls. Easy to install. I also refinished the gutar years ago with Colortone spray cans, it came out great.

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