Pots! Which ones?

Discussion in 'PTC - PRS Tech Center' started by RiverRat, Nov 16, 2018.

  1. RiverRat

    RiverRat Enjoying the Arizona Desert

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    My Artist 22 needs a new volume pot.

    My '89 CE24 needs volume and tone.

    What's the smoothest, bestest pots a fella can buy to make sure his PRSi feel loved and pampered?
     
  2. Big Mike

    Big Mike Soon to be on a McCarty hunt..

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    I like the rs guitarworks Spec cts
    Or just hit the PRs accessory shop
     
  3. garrett

    garrett Not a New Member

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    I would buy the PRS pots from John Mann. They're my favorite and John has great prices on parts.
     
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    Bournes have the least damping. Personally I don't like them because they rotate too freely and it's too easy to accidentally turn them.
     
  5. RiverRat

    RiverRat Enjoying the Arizona Desert

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    Thanks.

    Some smooth turning and even tapering of volume or tone would be optimal.
     
  6. RiverRat

    RiverRat Enjoying the Arizona Desert

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    How about a NOS 5 way rotary. The blue wafers from early on.
    Are those a good switch ?
     
  7. Big Mike

    Big Mike Soon to be on a McCarty hunt..

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    Yep if you want a rotary 5 way switch

    Thanks for the tip on Mann for parts Garrett, he had the nut I needed
     
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    garrett Not a New Member

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    John is the dude!

    For a rotary, I'd just grab the four-pole 5-way from StewMac. I don't even want to know how much an NOS PRS-branded rotary goes for.
     
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    RiverRat Enjoying the Arizona Desert

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    I have the 5 way PCB board switch in my Artist.

    Yesterday I grabbed a blue wafer one as a spare. It's just like the one in my '89 CE.
    Think I'm gonna order some RS Superpots for Vol. And that audio tape for tone.
     
  10. Big Mike

    Big Mike Soon to be on a McCarty hunt..

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    Yeah bought a replacement trem from him for my custom 22. Great stuff
     
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