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American fender tone cap

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jared92, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Jared92


    Nov 1, 2007
    Fairfax VA
    I have a mexican jazz. and i put american pots in it. Is there a better tone cap i can throw in?
  2. mattygbass

    mattygbass Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2008
    Stafford Springs, CT
    sprague orange drop cap seems to be the staple for a nice vintage fender tone.
  3. mongo2


    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    I've used the .047 ufd "Radio Shack Green Chicklet" with good results.

  4. PSPookie


    Aug 13, 2006
    Ocoee, TN
    I put a Fender branded 0.1 uf in my P5 and I am quite pleased.

    I think it cost about $3.
  5. Bone


    Oct 28, 2006
    Don't know if changing the cap will make a big difference but changing the cap "value" will. Try an .022 .047 or a .01 .

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