do pots change the vol of sound

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ricibanez, Nov 30, 2022.

  1. ricibanez

    ricibanez

    Apr 3, 2021
    florida
    picking back up after 28 years
    Hello, somewhat new to modding. I usually just buy a good bass IMO.
    I just got my second HB the PJ5-SBK deluxe, and changed it to all black.
    The OG J pickup was super noisy to where it sounded like an AC behind a closed door. So I bought these :Wilkinson 5 Strings PB electric bass Guitar Pickup Five strings P bass Humbucker pickups WOPB5+WOJB5. The sound it a bit low like I need about 3 more turns to get the vol up. The pickup and pickguard were the only change. Do I need to change the pots or maybe it is something else???? any help would be great. It looks like the one on the right but black everything.
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  2. The first thing I would try is adjusting the pickup height so that they are closer to the strings.

    Rick B.
     
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