#1
i just got a set of Zakk Wylde EMGs for christmas, i can't get two of the volume/tone knobs off( this is on a ESP/LTD with 2 volumes and one tones). so i was wondering if the EMGs will work ok with the 500k pots that are already in the guitar.
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#2
doh! my bad! you need 25k pots


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#5
25k, howcome they wont come off?
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#6
Nah the 500ks are much higher in resistance so will probably sound weird, might work though, just not that great.

just take the guitar to a tech if you cant get the knobs off, although it shouldnt be too hard?




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#7
From what EMG says a 500k pot acts more like a switch. So as you turned it there would be little or no change then bang it would change. And probably lose alot of output. The pots come with a set of pickups when you buy em so might as well change you have to do the output jack anyways.
#8
itll be so quiet and have no gain. just take the knob, go under it with a pick and pry it off with a screwdriver when it starts to come off. or maybe you have the types of knobs with the screw on the side that you have to loosen first....
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