What are the controls on a HSH Aries?

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What are the controls on a HSH Aries?

Postby Handy » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:01 pm

I'm getting close to nailing down my order for a Aries A6 - I'm debating between a HH or HSH config.

It sounds like the HH variant gets you a couple settings with the coils split with the 5 position lever switch. What are the switching options for the HSH? There obviously aren't enough settings in a 5 way to give you all the options including splitting the humbuckers.

Is there an unlisted option for a push-pull pot or mini toggle to allow coil splits with the HSH?

Then of course there's the raging internal debate between the really cool looking streaky ebony fretboard or the good old standby of rosewood.... So many decisions!

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Re: What are the controls on a HSH Aries?

Postby spudmunkey » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:37 pm

I can't answer your switching question, but you can sort of customize the controls. You could add a mini switch or two, you could make both knobs push-pull knobs, etc. Some of these may negate the 10 day trial period, though.

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Re: What are the controls on a HSH Aries?

Postby ElfDude » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:08 am

I believe the default for the HSH 5-way is:

Bridge humbucking
Bridge split + center
Center
Neck split + center
Neck humbucking
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Re: What are the controls on a HSH Aries?

Postby the_armada_ » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:46 pm

Most 5-way switches for an H-S-H guitar would be
Bridge hum
Bridge single + center single
Center single
Neck single + center single
Neck Hum
However if you wanna tap into the full potential you can ask to make push pull knobs to split the humbuckers or mini switches to split them. then you can have like 3 single coil options as well and mess with those

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Re: What are the controls on a HSH Aries?

Postby Handy » Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:02 am

Thanks for the help guys. I went ahead and ordered a plain old HH Aries 6 - figured I just want to keep things simple.


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