What Value Volume or Tone Pot should I Use for my Electric Guitar Pickups?

For humbucker pickups and P90 pickups, we recommend 500K audio taper pots.

For standard single coil pickups, like those on Stratocaster or Telecaster electric guitars, we recommend 250K audio taper pots.

For single coil sized humbuckers, like our Little 59, Red Devil or JB, jr, and Rail pickups, we recommend 250K pots.

Jazzmasters typically use 1Meg pots.

In general, the higher the pot value, the brighter the pickup will sound. 

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