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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-17-2014, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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Are CTS Pots that hard to turn? What about Burns Pots?


I'm thinking of replacing the Alpha volume pots i have on my guitars with CTS Log Pots, because i saw a online comparison of the two tapers and the CTS is just amazing, it's really natural unlike the Alpha Log, and i can get a bigger range of tones.

However, i like the feel of my New Alpha Pots i bought, they are not too easy or too hard to turn, they're just right, i can go from zero to 10 in one swell, i use the volume a lot.

Are CTS Pots that much stiffer and harder to turn than Alphas? Will it be unpleasant for me?

And what about Burns Pots? They have a similar taper to CTS.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-18-2014, 09:59 AM
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Re: Are CTS Pots that hard to turn? What about Burns Pots?

Like all pots, CTS will vary.

They do make the YJM volume pot though, which is designed to be easier to turn with the pink for volume swells and so on, that would probably be a good choice.
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