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Pot trouble

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by I-Love-Ratm, Jun 26, 2004.


  1. I-Love-Ratm

    I-Love-Ratm

    Feb 24, 2003
    Hey guys the bridge pickup volume pot on my 69 jazz bass has broken and know just twists all the way around.How do i stop this.

    thanks
     
  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    First, be sure your knob isn't loose, or that the pot isn't spinning in the hole.

    If it's tight and the pot stop is gone, you'll have to replace the pot. They aren't repairable.
     
  3. I-Love-Ratm

    I-Love-Ratm

    Feb 24, 2003
    It may be loose.how do I fix that?
     
  4. ESP Eden

    ESP Eden

    Feb 9, 2004
    washington mo
    The little thing that stops the knob from turning all the way around is probably broken. I don't think pots are that expensive so you should just replace it.

    btw, nice title. ;)
     
  5. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    If you think the knob is loose, look for a setscrew to tighten. If you think the pot is loose, remove the knob and gently tighten the nut surrounding the pot shaft.