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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-20-2012, 09:24 AM Thread Starter
 
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New pots needed with pickups?

So after posting about what pickups to install in a cheap RG, I'm seeing suggestions about also changing the pots to 500k. I have no idea what's in the guitar right now, but my question is should I go ahead and replace them with new ones. They are cheap enough, but I'm not going to bother if I don't have to. If I do need to change them, do I need to change both the volume and the tone? The guitar has only one of each. Thanks in advance for your recomendations and also thatnks for the great input on the pickup recomendations. I plan on going with a Super 3 and PAF Pro.
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Re: New pots needed with pickups?

If the guitar has humbuckers now, it has 500k pots.
You don't need to change them out.

Most guitars have 500k pots.
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Re: New pots needed with pickups?

Yeah man, your RG2 already has 500k's (as Sebastian said). If they roll smoothly and don't make any noise there's no reason to change them.
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Ahhh, ok. Thanks.
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