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scratchy pots on 64 fender jazz

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by jim nolte, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. jim nolte

    jim nolte

    Oct 26, 2006
    The pots are original,where do I apply de-oxit or another brand of contact cleaner to get rid of the shorting out and scratchy sound when turning them. Thanks , Jim
  2. Isotonic

    Isotonic Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Round Rock TX
    Yes, Deoxit is probably the best safest cleaner on the market. Give each pot a little squirt and turn at least fifty times.
  3. Jim C

    Jim C Spector#496:More curves than Sophia + better sound Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Only Deoxit through the slots in the pot and sparingly
    My experience is that it will either be fixed by 10 full turns or it needs replacing.

    Haven't tried this but always wanted to rebuild an old pot (to keep manufacturing date) with new guts.
  4. jim nolte

    jim nolte

    Oct 26, 2006
    Thanks guys, will do:hyper: