PRS electronics...what are they using?

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  1. Tommy Tourbus

    Tommy Tourbus Senior Member

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    Is it worth swapping the pots cap and switch out of a new PRS for RS stuff? What are they using? I popped the control cav of mine and can't identify the brands.
     
  2. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    if you do, send the prs pots to me! they are excellent quality, have a nice taper, and are easy to turn.
     
  3. rcl

    rcl Member

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    I rewired my sc245 with an RS kit for two reasons...I was going to change it so the volumes were in the same place as my LP, and the darn PRS knobs spun way to easy for me. I dont think it's a quality problem otherwise. Chances are the spare parts will turn up in some other guitar.
     
  4. smallbutmighty

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    Huge + 1...except you should send them to me! :)

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  5. Tommy Tourbus

    Tommy Tourbus Senior Member

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    are the pots 500k? they are not marked.
     
  6. rick13

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    send me everything except for that 5 position rotary switch with ten numbers on it!
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  7. c_mac

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    That is one bitch that I have always had with PRS guitars, they pots spin way too easy. I don't want get a hernia trying to turn a knob but I want a little bit of resistance.
     
  8. Tommy Tourbus

    Tommy Tourbus Senior Member

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    So the pots are as good as CTS? How about the cap?
     
  9. frankencat

    frankencat Guitarded Gold Supporting Member

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    CTS is what came in my PRS.
     
  10. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    yup.
     
  11. big mike

    big mike Fixed Bias Moderator Staff Member

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    Pots are fine. I didn't notice any diff with the RS Kit, and I'm an RS Fan. The cap sounded better if you use the tone control.
     
  12. Chiba

    Chiba Gold Supporting Member

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    PRS uses generic cheap ceramic caps like every other major manufacturer.

    --chiba
     

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