I play an Epiphone Les Paul.
So here's what's going on... my neck pickup has been cutting out, and often times when switching from bridge to neck pickup the neck pickup doesn't sound.

I've been playing around, and I think it's the potentiometer... if the potentiometer is crapping out, does it make sense that it wouldn't pick up any sound?

Or is there another problem I should consider? from the more experienced here.

It could just be the switch getting old and streched out. Happened on an old epi I had. I was using it as a kill switch.
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Epiphone Les Paul Custom
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Line 6 Spider Valve 2x12
thanks guys, I'll probably take it in to a guy when i have some money... or when it's totally dead.

I hadn't thought of the switch being the problem, but it makes sense