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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
    california
    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?
    thanx
    (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. Zanyman42788

    Zanyman42788 Guest

    Apr 15, 2004
    california
    yeah it was...
     
  4. 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.
     
  5. Zanyman42788

    Zanyman42788 Guest

    Apr 15, 2004
    california
    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.