modding a stingray's volume knob for volume swell
Anyways, before anyone flame this noob for thinking about modding his ray I just wanna say that everything about my ray is perfect. From the neck to the tone. Id only ever change the pickguard and make a swap for a hipshot d tuner,,,, but:
Ive been experimenting with volume swells to simulate the sound of a cello recently(you use your pinky to adjust the volume knob as you pluck w your thumb). This technique pre-dominantly used by guitarists, but Ive come to find out that it sounds pretty good when done on the ray as well.
The thing is my ray's volume knob is kind of tight and it makes the technique harder to execute. Is it possible to change my knobs to looser ones since its using an active circuit?
Also, I tend to have my volume knob cranked full when Im playing. As in, I dont adjust the volume in between songs. Do you think it is for me to mod the volume knob so that the full range of volume adjustments can be made with just a 1/4 turn of the knob? It would be ideal if the knob is loose and my volume can go from zero to max with just a quarter turn.
Why is bass better than guitar? Because you can't play 'Hey there Delilah' on bass.