#1
Hi there, i'm going to be wiring my first custom guitar soon and i'm abit clueless when it comes to pots, capacitors etc. I was just wondering what pots to go for with a sd jb in the bridge and 2 vintage noiseless pickups in middle and neck positions? I've heard that 250K pot's with 0.022 capacitors are about right but i could do with some recommendations.
Also, is there anywhere i can pick up the cable for wiring?

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#2
Usually for humbuckers, you would use 500K pots, 250K for single coils. The higher the impedance (I think it's impedance), the brighter the tone. 1Meg pots are extremely bright, while 250Ks are used to help tame the brightness of singlecoils. As for capacitors, the Wiring thread has great advice. 0.047 uF caps are usually used with humbuckers, iirc.
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#3
remember CTS pots are nice if you like nice things. if its a low budget project then just go with whatever.
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If you order from www.allparts.com nuthinbuttrubl8 (Phil) has a 15% discount off of the website, iirc.
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#5
Quote by bv310
Usually for humbuckers, you would use 500K pots, 250K for single coils. The higher the impedance (I think it's impedance), the brighter the tone. 1Meg pots are extremely bright, while 250Ks are used to help tame the brightness of singlecoils. As for capacitors, the Wiring thread has great advice. 0.047 uF caps are usually used with humbuckers, iirc.


So would it be possible to use a 500k to keep the humbucker warm and 250k for the singles?
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