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Which pots and caps
« on: November 18, 2010, 05:51:34 PM »
I'm building a strat with a crawler and 2 mothers milks.  Which pots and caps would everyone recommend?

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Re: Which pots and caps
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010, 07:35:33 PM »
Never had an HSS guitar but IIRC the canonical solution is to use 250K pots and add a 250k resistor serial between the bucker and the volume pot. wrt/ tone caps, you'll probably want to wire it with both SC sharing a same cap and pot and the bridge using the second pot with a distinct cap (you should find the appropriate wiring diagram on http://guitarnuts.com). If so get a 500K pot for the bridge tone.

My 2 cents (before someone way more knowledgeable chimes in...)
Have: Crawlers, BGF 50/52s, Mules, ABomb, RiffRaff
Had : Slowhands (n&m), Trilogy (b)