The “Jeff Beck” Tele Esquire Mod Wiring Harness – 3-Way Switching for a 1 SC Telecaster – Mallory “Mustard” Cap


You bring the talent. We’ll supply the kick ass wiring…


Hoagland Custom, located in sunny Fernandina Beach, Florida, has specialized in custom guitar wiring and pickup making for almost 30 years…

& we love what we do!

This is the “Jeff Beck” Esquire mod wiring solution and is made with premium quality parts… CTS, Bourns, Switchcraft, Sprague, Mallory…

Read about it here in an article in “Premiere Guitar” magazine:  Jeff Beck Esquire Mod article

This is a rock solid wiring solution for your Esquire. Get rid of the electronics in your guitar that aren’t helping your tone and load your Tele up with a “Made In The USA” (everything but the capacitor) wiring harness that is built like a tank! Very easy to install.


This “Jeff Beck” mod is specifically for a single bridge single coil pickup Tele.


  • Silver nuts, washers, output jack, & switch mounting screws
  • Optional – Black & gold hardware is also available
  • Optional – We stock several types & finishes of control plates here in our website if you need one
  • Optional – “Pure Tone” premium mono output jack


  • Mallory vintage style “Mustard” poly capacitor, .047mfd value
  • a .0033mfd value ceramic disc capacitor


P1 –  Volume control only with the capacitor but no tone control

P2 –  Volume control with the capacitor and tone control 

P3 –  Volume control only, no capacitor, no tone control


  • 1 CTS or Bourns Pro Series volume control, 250k value, audio taper
  • 1 CTS or Bourns Pro Series tone control, 250k value, linear taper
  • Mallory vintage style “Mustard” poly tone capacitor, .047mfd value
  • Capacitor, .0033mfd value
  • 3-way lever style switch
  • Switchcraft mono output jack
  • Gavitt vintage style, cloth covered wire
  • east to follow wiring diagram
  • tech support phone & email

While all of our wiring solutions are built to be installed rather easily, we always recommend that you have a guitar professional at your local guitar shop install it for you.

Contact Hoagland Custom with any questions regarding this wiring solution, our custom, handcrafted Hoagland Custom pickups, or any other guitar wiring solution that you might need.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 2 in

Silver nuts, washers, output jack, & switch mounting screws +$0, Black nuts, washers, output jack, & switch mounting screws +$10, Gold nuts, washers, output jack, & switch mounting screws +$10

Output Jack

Switchcraft output jack, standard +$0, "Pure Tone premium output jack +$6

Player Orientation

Right-handed +$0, Left-handed +$10

Wiring Orientation

Standard-wired +$0, Reverse-wired $10

Treble Bleed Mod

Yes, please! +$5, No, thanks… +$0