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Old 11-16-05, 12:13 PM   #1
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Volume/Tone Replacement Pots

What are the best pots to use use as replacements. I've read that a 500k CTS audio pots are very random in values. Are there other pots that are more accurate??
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Old 11-16-05, 02:52 PM   #2
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Re: Volume/Tone Replacement Pots

most pots are random in value to +-20% or more.

If you want 500k pots, ask that they be measured. I measure them before I ship them and I'm sure other stores do to. If they don't, ask them to.

The CTS pot is a good one.

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Old 11-16-05, 03:32 PM   #3
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Re: Volume/Tone Replacement Pots

If you can even get them close, you can do the Brian mod to them and adjust them so that they get very close. My R7 has both vol pots at 533 and both tone pots at 518.
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Re: Volume/Tone Replacement Pots

RS Guitars will be offering higher quality 500K pots soon...
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