Q: Push/Pull pot for VOL/TONE?

cherrick

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Why does no one make a single push/pull pot for volume (push down) and tone (pull up)? Or do they?
 

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I don't think so. If there was it would be pretty clunky I think. They do make stacked dual-concentric pots that I have used in a bass build. Although you'd have to have a non-standard knob.

 

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My old Aria bass uses the concentric pots. So far that is the only instrument I've had with them.
 

VictorB

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Danelectro guitars commonly use concentric pots.
 

christopherJ

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It's just a simple switch. It's all how you wire it.
Either use a concentric pot, or use this: https://guitarelectronics.com/1-humbucker-1-volume-pull-for-tone/
You may have to mod it for your guitar. 1 pickup, 2, etc etc.
Sure, but - "Push pull switch on volume converts volume pot to a tone pot. With the the pot in tone mode (up) the volume will be 100% full on."

I'm not sure, but the OP might want to control both independently. Otherwise, not sure why he would ask given the info above.
 

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Sure, but - "Push pull switch on volume converts volume pot to a tone pot. With the the pot in tone mode (up) the volume will be 100% full on."

I'm not sure, but the OP might want to control both independently. Otherwise, not sure why he would ask given the info above.
He didn't specify, and I went with what I had. I don't believe there's a way to do as he asks with a single pot. A concentric, yes, easily. But he did state a single knob.
 

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Ya, the stacked concentric is the only thing that's going to work.
Nobody makes a dual-ganged pot that is independently controlled from a single shaft.
 


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