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bad pots? help me plz

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Zanyman42788, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. Zanyman42788

    Zanyman42788 Guest

    Apr 15, 2004
    i have a MIM fender j bass v and its volume control on both pickups are very... dramatic. if i turn it alittle, it will nearly turn off volume wise. is there a problem with my pots? if so, where can i get new pots to fit a j bass?
    (sorry for posting so many things)
  2. That happens when the pots you're using are too high of a resistance. Was it like this when you purchased the bass?
  3. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    This is normal for these basses. I have a MIA Fender Jazz bass and it does the same thing.
  4. Zanyman42788

    Zanyman42788 Guest

    Apr 15, 2004
    o, thats good to know (i think) but i still wish that there was more volume control. any ideas on how to give me more control? if theres no ideas... i guess i can just live with it.