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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-05-2004, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
 
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tone knob??

hey i just got my first jem7vwh monday..i bought it used off ebay and i love it.......but i'm not sure if the tone knob is working...i can turn it and i think i can hear it sometimes but other times i can't tell a difference.....is it just that the jems tone knob is not a drastic change from 10 to 1 due to the brightness of the evo's?? anybody??
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-05-2004, 03:47 AM
 
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No, you should be able to discern a substantial difference.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-05-2004, 10:09 AM
 
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it probably needs to be replaced - i just had the tone pot and 5 way switch replaced on my Jem because they had both gone bad. I wanted to go ahead and replace the volume pot also because it is a litte sticky, but a "regular" sized pot wouldn't fit in the body....
the new pots and switches will make a big difference though
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-05-2004, 04:56 PM
 
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Just pop off the pickguard and have a look, could just be a wire has come un-done or a little loose.

If it works sometimes, and not others, could just be a cold solder joint, re-solder and all should be well.

Mic
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