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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2005, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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Bypass Tone Pot with Fred?

I have read many threads concerning bypassing the tone pot.
It appears that the result is a brighter tone.

Has anyone bypassed the tone pot of a basswood body RG with Fred's or PAF Pro's?
Result?

I never use the tone pot, so the less wiring the better.
I tried it with a Tonezone...and the sound was fine (did not seem overly bright or harsh), but overall, I do not like the "tone" of the Tonezone.
Going with my gut--Fred and PAF.

Thanks,
Bob
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2005, 04:23 PM
 
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Re: Bypass Tone Pot with Fred?

I have done this and it has changed the tone of my guiter ever so slightly for the better, try it out, you may be suprised
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-09-2005, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Bypass Tone Pot with Fred?

Thanks, JimmyJ.

Listened to your clips--very nice!

Bob
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