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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-23-2004, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
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Tone pot question

I've looked at other posts on this site about 250k and 500k pots but don't really understand what I should do still.
Basically in my Fender strat i've replaced the neck pickup with a hotrails and have been told it sounds a lot better if I put a 500k pot for it as strats come with 250k pots for the single coils. So should my wiring be:

bridge: none because it's not connected to a tone pot
middle: to a 250k as it's a single coil
neck: 500k as it's a high out put pickup

Have I got that right or am I completely wrong? I'm not good with electronics so if i've got something completely wrong please correct me.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-23-2004, 10:51 PM
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That sounds right.
a 500k pot and a 250k pot isn't that expensive, you can ultimately use your ears to decide.

One of the many things I noticed since recently getting an Ibanez is the passive volume and tone pots really work better than other guitars I've owned
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