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Change Fender JP miniswitch to blend pot?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by sgiacomo, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. sgiacomo

    sgiacomo Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2012
    Tulsa
    I have a stock Fender JP 90 that sounds great but I wonder if it would be more versatile and sound even better if I could blend the mix of P and J rather than stock all or nothing with the on-on-on miniswitch for the P and J pups. It seems like replacing the miniswitch with a pot that has a center detent for both on should work but I have no idea what type, if possible, etc. Attached is the wiring diagram, any ideas or suggestions? Thanks.
     

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  2. sgiacomo

    sgiacomo Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2012
    Tulsa
  3. MattZilla

    MattZilla

    Jun 26, 2013
    Syracuse, NY
    a 500k "blend pot" is what you'd need. It'd be wired the same as the switch is currently. you may have to take a minute with a multimeter to orient the whole thing. the only issue is real estate. It already looks rather cramped on that plate.
     
  4. sgiacomo

    sgiacomo Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2012
    Tulsa
    Thanks MattZilla. I'll double-check the fit, since it's all original and in mint condition I don't want to do anything too drastic even though these don't demand a lot of money on the market.
     



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