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Blend Pot Problems

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by count_funkula, Jun 18, 2005.

  1. I need some advice. I just wired up the electronics on a J-style bass. I'm using a volumn, tone and blend configuration. Everything seems to work but the sound is a little odd. When the blend is in the center position the sound is a little thin and there is a noticable drop in volumn. When I turn it either way the sound is fatter and louder. Whats up? Do I have the wrong blend pots? I've tried two different pots with the same results.

  2. paintandsk8

    paintandsk8 Pushin' my soul through the wire...

    May 12, 2003
    West Lafayette, IN
    sounds like you may have your pickups wired out of phase. Try switching the hot and ground leads on one of the pickups (not both). Only do this if you are using passive pups though.
  3. That was it! Thanks!