Thoughts on SPRAGUE capacitors...

Discussion in 'Luthier's Guitar & Bass Technical Discussion' started by cyberpunk409, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. cyberpunk409

    cyberpunk409 Member

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    I'm about to rewire my 'Paul. I'm throwing these caps into it:

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    Sprague
    Vitamin Q
    96P
    Paper in Oil signal Capacitors
    hermetically sealed w/ glass end seals
    Tinned copper leads
    If you want more brights but .033 takes away something you had with an .047 tone cap
    Try these .039uf, I've had awesome results with .039
    High Quality, lushious fluid sound
    nos, never used, mint condition!

    What's the general opinion about these SPRAGUE vitamin Q caps? good/average?
     
  2. Eagle1

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    Great but I like a .22
     
  3. cyberpunk409

    cyberpunk409 Member

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    what capacitor value comes stock on gibson les pauls these days?
     
  4. rooster

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    .022uF is generally stock for any humbucking guitar, including Gibsons. I use Vitamin Q caps, and they are the best to my ears. Far above average, in fact, the best paper-in-oil caps you're likely to find. I also use a .015uF for the neck pickup, most of the time. But, that's me.

    rooster.
     
  5. Mike9

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    I'll use .033uF vitamin Q's for a P-90, or other hotter setup, or where the project wants a value in between the usual .022uF and .047uF.
     

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