Strat Volume Pot....

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Strat Volume Pot....

Postby g60_dave on Sun Apr 05, 2009 8:43 am

When rolling of my Volume it 'muddies' up as it gets quieter when cranked. Can anyone suggest a decent mod/pot to swap in? Oh, Im in UK if that helps. My Tele cleans up lovely just not the strat....
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Re: Strat Volume Pot....

Postby Freedom on Sun Apr 05, 2009 7:05 pm

I'd say you need something like this:

http://www.singlecoil.com/treble.php
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Re: Strat Volume Pot....

Postby Fret Meister on Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:00 am

On Strat style guitars with single coil pickups I like using a .0012 capacitor in series with a 130k resistor It works great. Here is a link with more info http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/potm.htm
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Re: Strat Volume Pot....

Postby Vertec on Thu Apr 16, 2009 4:47 am

i am sure our good friend Rev Billy could back this :thumbsup: :laff:
http://www.rsguitarworks.net/rsstore/index.php?cPath=31_60
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Re: Strat Volume Pot....

Postby ®ëv. ßïll¥ © on Tue May 05, 2009 2:31 am

280K SuperPot---higher resistance & smooth roll-off means that things don't get muddy as you turn down without mods.
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Re: Strat Volume Pot....

Postby dean on Thu May 07, 2009 7:54 pm

I personaly don't care for the resistor in series with the cap. I like the cap alone. The resistor in series rig seems to bring on the volume all at once dodwn low without yielding variability throughout the range...sort of the opposite of a stock arrangement.
I have used .001 caps for a treble bypass cap before with good results. Last week I tried a .047mfd cap...passes some lower freqs in comparison to the .001mfd and yielded more body as well as maintained the trebles/presence as the volume was reduced.
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