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alright, this is hard to explain why I need to do this, but I have one of those knobs like this: http://www.stewmac.com/catalog/images_1lg/3479_1lg.jpg

and I want to know if it's possible to keep the volume part of the knob normal, but the tone to be "Backward" so you turn it "up" to turn it down and vice versa... hard to explain.

so the volume one will be the outside, and the tone will be the inner one, and I want to be able to turn up the volume while turnng down the tone at the same time, and I believe that this is the best way to do it.

I might already know the answer, but I'm using this: http://www.seymourduncan.com/website/suppo...1vol_1tone.html

so what I'm thinking I should do is just flip the two connections to the tone knob... right?

Thanks for the help.

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Sobot, believe it or not, I know what you are trying to do and, yes, you can do it. It is a tough balance but with a double-gang or dual-pot you can get the tone and volume (output) to follow each other. The early Fender Jazzmaster did this in a totally unintention manner. If you buy a modern 500k dual-pot and play with the tone capacitor value, you will get there. The value of the tone cap can be trimmed by using a 470k or less 1/4 watt resistor hooked to the tone layer of the dual pot from the wiper to the cap connection. It takes time to get it balanced.

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