Replacing My Baker's Pots And Caps

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by emjee, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. emjee

    emjee Member

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    Hello all-

    Need a little advice.I have always wanted to replace the pots and caps in my Baker B1 for better quality parts. I'm pretty sure they are 500k, with a 047 tone cap, but can someone tell me whether I need short or long shaft?
    Also I would like to put a .015 in the bridge and a 022 in the neck, is there enough room? Anyone who is familiar with changing out Baker parts would really be a huge help! Thanks!

    MG
     
  2. Jack Briggs

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    I would use the .015 for the neck and .022 for the bridge.

    As for long shaft vs. short - try Gene:
    meangene31@verizon.net
     
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    Thank you Jack!!

    MG
     
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    addy's no good anymore...
     
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    I just replaced my pots and caps in my R7 with a pre-wired set up from RS Guitar works, really smoothed out the tone and made the volume spectrum much more usable.

    - D
     
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    I would think it would be the same as any les paul type of guitar with a cap. Pull one and check it.
    I need to replace both of my pots since they're scratchy. Anybody know what the best type or brand to buy is?
     
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    Go with the RS "Super" volume pot and CTS for tone.
     

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