Coil Split - Question...

Kenni

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Hey there...

I'm no expert when it comes to guitar electronics and wiring, and therefore I have a question, regarding Coil Split..

What's the reason for some guitars having the Coil split on the Tone pot, and others on the Volume pot? Any particular reason?

Thanks
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HogmanA

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One reason may be that pots with a decent taper might not be available in a push/pull switched version. That is the reason I have coil split switched pots on the tone controls. A taper I don't like bugs me far more on the volume controls.
Incidentally, cts have push/pull pots now. Aha! I thought, JP wiring here we go!

So I got 4 new cts push pull pots, but when putting the knobs on, I realised I had too much shaft thread through, lifting the knob up off the face of the guitar.
Then, when I tried to pull the knob off, it pulled the shaft right out of the brand new cts pot! Junk!
The Alpha push pull pots at a quarter of the price have never done that, and back in they went (on the tone controls).
Regular cts back on volumes, and JP wiring remains a dream only.
 

Jymbopalyse

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It is simply the builders choice.
Put em where you want em

You could even just add a separate switch, instead of using a push/pull pot.


And now.
They have Push-Push pots.
I don't do a lot of wiring.
I haven't checked them out yet,
But they seem to be a better build then Push-Pull pots.
 




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