HH wiring - pots and OTAX/VLX switch to Oak Grigsby superswitch? - Jemsite
Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods Guitar workbench discussion such as setup, repairs, mods, installing new parts and more.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-08-2018, 09:19 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 13
HH wiring - pots and OTAX/VLX switch to Oak Grigsby superswitch?

Would an Oak Grigsby superswitch work as a direct drop in replacement for the Otax 5 way switch (the guitar in question is HH, RGT220)?

Also, what's the correct size for volume and tone pots - CTS audio log 500k, 6.35 mm diameter / 9,52 mm thread length?
Like these for example?
Octoberine is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-12-2018, 05:19 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 13
Re: HH wiring - pots and OTAX/VLX switch to Oak Grigsby superswitch?

nobody knows?
Octoberine is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-12-2018, 10:35 AM
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 547
Re: HH wiring - pots and OTAX/VLX switch to Oak Grigsby superswitch?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Octoberine View Post
nobody knows?
I know.

You're trying to fit all that American crap into a metric guitar so nothing is actually going to be the same, hole pitches and diameters will be different, you'll have to completely rewire the switch.

To be perfectly honest with you all that stuff is a waste of time and money, if you have scratchy pots, jacks and switches then CLEAN them, if your controls work perfectly but you're not happy with your tone then PRACTICE, the more you play the better it'll get, the limiting factor will be the guitars setup so if you feel like throwing money at it then get a pro setup.

There's nothing wrong with the standard electronics on that guitar.
sepulchrave is offline  
Reply

Tags
cts , oak grigsby , otax , rgt220 , super switch

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Superswitch Wiring Help for 2 Humbuckers (VLX91 Switch) chilln2music Pickups & wiring 0 10-15-2015 07:58 AM
VLX-91 switch alternative? sveto Tech: Setup, Repairs and Mods 1 04-10-2015 01:57 PM
Jem VLX 5 way switch (Otax) Severinsteelsmith Classified Ads: Ibanez JEM/UV Guitars 0 07-03-2011 08:47 PM
5-way switch VLX 53? RG man Pickups & wiring 5 11-21-2010 12:48 AM
VLX 91 5-way switch fun frankfalbo Pickups & wiring 2 04-11-2005 06:40 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome