Which pot goes where?

Fletch

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I have four CTS pots ranging in values from about 560 down to 500. Where should I put the highest value pots? Volume or Tone? And which pickup should get the highest values, neck or bridge?

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Not sure which should get the higher between tones and volumes, but higher values to the bridge for more treble thruput, I think. Subscribed, I gots to know, myself! :D
 

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Irwin Fletcher I presume?:applause:

It's really a matter of preference IMO.

I'd personally use the highest pot for the neck volume & then tone since neck pickups can tend to be a bit muddy.
 

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Give a read out on all four pots and then we'll tell yeah which goes where.
 

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Correct, Irwin Fletcher... otherwise known as Dr. Rosenrosen.

The values I have are 561, 556, 535 and 531k.


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OK here is how I would do it

Volume & Tone
531K and 556K for the Neck.
535K and 561K for the Bridge.
 

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What kind of name is 'Poon' anyway? :hmm:


Highest value in the Neck Volume, lowest in the Bridge Tone.

So....

561 -- NV

556 -- NT

535 -- BV

531 -- BT
 

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I would use the two with the highest readings for volume pots...

561 -- NV

556 -- BV

Then the lower two for Tone pots...

535 -- NT

531 -- BT
 

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Since they are so close in value, any of the 16 possible combinations will do. :hmm: I like Jonesy's take the best though. As long as you are looking for clarity, that would be best. :cool:
 

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I would use the two with the highest readings for volume pots...

561 -- NV

556 -- BV

Then the lower two for Tone pots...

535 -- NT

531 -- BT

I concur. That's the best combo.
 

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Jonesy and Hillbilly are great experts...I'd take their advice.
 

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