I have an ESP F-250. For some reason, when I turn the volume knob the sound cuts in and out. So I opened up the back and turned the knob again, that is when I noticed that the entire casing that houses the knob and all its components was rotating slightly as well. I figured that was the problem, but I really don't want to mess around with it because I don't really know what I'm doing. Any suggestions on how to fix it without having to take it to a guitar shop?
Sounds like you need a new pot. Get a 500k CTS audio pot from Allparts.
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try taking off the knob and tightening the nut underneath
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upon tightening the nut, the sound still cut in and out. so I took off the entire fixture (I still have all the wires connected!) and noticed that the knob piece that spins (don't know any technical terms) is, loose. It moves slightly and that is what is causing it to cut in and out. Any suggestions for that? I might have to do what stonyman65 says and get a new pot.