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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-17-2004, 02:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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Stiff volume pot

I've got a Jem 7DBK with a really stiff volume pot. Any tips on loosening it ? I've tried repeatedly opening and closing the pot for about as long as my fingers and sanity can stand to speed up the loosening process but its just not happening.

Any tips ?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-17-2004, 05:36 PM
 
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wear & tear, dude
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-17-2004, 05:38 PM Thread Starter
 
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Maybe .. a shame Ibanez can't ship them with smoother pots a'la PRS.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-18-2004, 04:12 AM
 
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Did you check to make sure that the knob wasn't pushed on the pot so tight that it rubs the guitar body? I had a strat like that and I thought it was the pot, but once I pulled the knob out a little, the problem was gone.

Otherwise, you could always replace the pots if the stiffness is too annoying.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-18-2004, 05:58 AM Thread Starter
 
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i took the knob off and its definately the pot thats stiff. I'd thought along the lines of sourcing some smoother pots. Shame you can't just lube it or something.
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