#1
My tone knob seems to be broken. Compared to other basses (mine's a Squier P Bass) my bass can't do nearly as much with the tone knob. I can hear a tiny difference, but not much. Does anyone know what the problem is with the tone knob and does anyone know how to fix it?
#2
A Squier P Bass won't have a very good tone controll compared to let's say a Fender. Turning the tone knobs on my old strat-knockoff guitar didin't have as much effect as turning the tone nobs on my Dean.
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#3
yea its cuz the pickups on your bass are terrible and have no versatility at all, that bass basically does not need a tone knob
#4
yeah i hear the pots on them are just not very good (as with many beginner instruments)
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#5
replace the electronics with better ones.
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#6
Or instead of putting in new electronics, save your money for a new bass, putting new electronics in a Squire would be like actually listening to your guitarist, what's the point?
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#8
My Squier P bass special sounds just as good as my Jackson P, ( well almost ),the thing with the pots are they need cleaned once in a while. I get some tuner cleaner from the local electronics store and shoot alittle juice in them and turn them as fast as I can to knock off any carbon scoring, dirt, sweat,beer or anyother crap that works its way in them, it would surprise you the amount of crap that can get in them.
#11
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i have a ****ty bass so squirer tone sounds lovely to me.


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#12
I have the same problem on my squier... but I don't use the tone knob on that bass anyway so it doesn't matter to me. Getting a new knob won't cost you much. $1,5 max. Just make sure you get one that has the same specs: linear or logarithmic and the right resistance
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#14
Quote by XnaKedblinkFrek
Under the Tone Knob should be a loose Wire u need to soder Back together.


i doubt that very much, you'd probrably be getting more symptoms then it not being very resposnisve.
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#15
actually, i had a problem just like that, my squier fuzzed in and out, and when i opened it up it was a loose wire, so i soddered it back and now it works fine