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100K Control pots

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by JoseNeville, Jan 9, 2002.

  1. Hi!

    I need to replace the control pot for my Fender jazz fretless in which I have installed Basslines Lightnin'Rods. They use 100k pots. I don't know where to find it. I try stew-mac, warmouth and allparts.

    If I install 250k pots there any problem? How they change the sound?

  2. Flatwound

    Flatwound Supporting Member

    Sep 9, 2000
    San Diego
    I'm not an expert on pot values, but I think that 250k pots would make your bass too bright and clicky. If you contact Seymour Duncan, maybe they can tell you where to get them.
  3. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    I think Flatwound's got the right idea - contact S/D.
    They have ta' get `em from somewheres.

    I did find a few places that sell `em... enter "100k ohm
    audio taper potentiometer" on Google.com . I mentioned
    audio taper coz that's what the S/D wiring diagram calls for --


    Here's one vendor -- click. But you'd be takin' a chance
    with dimensions, split vs. solid shaft w/your current knobs, etc.

    Could the "bad" control maybe just need a good cleaning?
    You can get some compressed air thingies at Stew-Mac
    just for this purpose.
  4. Thanks to everyone!!!

    I install 250k on my bass and sound very well. He has now a little more treble but not so much. I can handle with the treble pot.


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