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Hello. I riencently bought a used Lucille, which

Hello. I riencently bought a used Lucille, which by the way is beautiful. I am having a problem with the switch. It will not play in the forward position. when I took it apart and was moving the wires around, which the whit wire was not connected to anything, I could get sound out of that position. I was wondering if I can get the scamatics and pinpoint the problem without spending money that I dont have to have someone else do it. She was worth the price when I bought her but financially I cant put anymore into her. Thank you Tom

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Try looking here:http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Support/FAQs/# scroll abut half way down to the black printing.

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