Dismiss Notice

Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, get alerts, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

Tone Pot for fretless PJ

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by MoscowRadio, Jan 15, 2014.


  1. MoscowRadio

    MoscowRadio

    Sep 28, 2012
    I'm currently modding my P into a fretless PJ with a VVT configuration and I'm now looking for a tone pot to put in it, but I don't which one to buy a 250K or a 500K? Which would be better for a PJ configuration?
     
  2. Groover

    Groover

    Jun 28, 2005
    Ohio, USA
    I'd personally go with 250k. The J is already going to sound thinner, so a 500k may make it too thin. Depends on pups too.
     
  3. Register_To_Disable

  4. MoscowRadio

    MoscowRadio

    Sep 28, 2012
    Thanks. To clarify, my current P pick up is a fender '62 style pick (might replace this with a dizmarzio model P) and the J pickup is a bartolini.
     
  5. 500k is the same as 250k from 0 to 250k. Beyond that, it is brighter. The tradeoff is a different taper.
     
  6. Lownote38

    Lownote38

    Aug 8, 2013
    Nashville, TN
    I would also go with the 250k pot. That's what I've always used in that configuration.