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Highest Quality Push/Pull Potentiometer

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by dregsfan, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. dregsfan

    dregsfan Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2006
    In the interest of using a good quality component vs. crap (you can relate, right?), I need a 250K audio taper push/pull pot for my Delano soapbar. Any brand recommendations? Many thanks.
  2. xaxxat


    Oct 31, 2008
    Alpha or Allparts. Not a lot of choices around...
  3. jworrellbass

    jworrellbass Commercial User

    May 17, 2009
    Colorado Springs CO
    Owner, builder: jworrellbass
  4. dregsfan

    dregsfan Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2006
    Yeah, I've delt with them before. Very helpfull folks. Thanks jworrellbass. Checked out your website and basses. Nice.
  5. ex-tension


    Jun 11, 2009
  6. I've said it once and I'll say it again. Just avoid the Alpha push-pull pots. *shudders*
    Light, flimsy, fits only crookedly on my PG, and no resistance on turning, either. I had it wired for Series/Parallel on my PJ bass, and after it started crackling like hell after a couple weeks, it is now unusable (have to press really hard on the side of the shaft).
  7. xaxxat


    Oct 31, 2008
    I think at one time the Allparts push-pulls were being made by Panasonic. I don't know if that's still the case.

    The Alpha pots I have work fine. Maybe they're from a different lot.
  8. dregsfan

    dregsfan Supporting Member

    Sep 13, 2006
    Well I went to the Bourns website. Looks like the way to go. Check it out guys. Click on Pro Audio. (Interview with Seymour Duncan)
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