Electro Harmonix Talking Pedal (problem)

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  1. versatel

    versatel Member

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    I came across a near mint '77 EH Talking Pedal--and it wants to work--but as you pedal thru the effect--it sounds like its shorting out (as the dual gang pot is turned--it's cutting in and out. Any chance it's anything other than the pot? Any hope of finding a replacement pot? The dual pots are totally enclosed--so I can't clean it. Could one disassemble the pot and clean it?
     
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  2. SonicVI

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    I think those pots were custom made for that pedal so if it's bad you could be s.o.l. If it's a CTS pot like EH usually used they can be carefully disassembled and cleaned, but those wafers can break very easily in the process so take great care if you attempt it.
     
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    I would LOVE to have one of those in working order
     
  5. versatel

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    So would I !!:D
     

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