looking for good mini solid shaft pots

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by tjburton, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. tjburton

    tjburton Member

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    Does anyone have a good lead on high quality mini solid shaft pots (500k and 250k). I don't see anything great in the electronics wearhouses (mouser or digikey).

    Any suggestions on good manufactures?
    Any suggestions for where to buy?

    Thanks!
    Tim
     
  2. tonezoneonline

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    You may try wdmusicprroducts.com
    I wouldn't call them real high quality but they have done well for me in repairs.
     
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    You could also buy quality mini split shaft pots and use brass conversion sleeves.

    -Stan
     
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    Now that sounds like a great idea... I have never seen the brass sleeves... I'll google for them - unless you have a source?

    Thanks,
    Tim
     
  5. Clorenzo

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    Alps pots are as good as it gets. Used in high-end hi-fi and studio equipment. Mouser carries them, I think.

    EDIT: I checked and they do but I don't see any with typical electric guitar values (250/500k). Sorry.
     

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