ansil Posted May 13, 2010 Report Share Posted May 13, 2010 OK so my buddy bought one of these Les Paul studios guitars that they are selling for a grand http://www2.gibson.com/Products/Electric-G...udio-Faded.aspx. its OK chambered body and such PCB wiring on the pots. poor poor tolerance on pots. volumes are 250k and tones are 500k way out there man. of course they don't measure anywhere near that. so here is our dear antique if you will wiring diagram let jump into the way back machine here back to good ole 1950 where everything was done right the first time and guitar wiring should never be touched because its perfect the way it is. why does my head hurt? because we can add new stuff like pcb's for the control cavity but we cant' update the wiring. so here you go welcome to 2010 now looking at this. if you didn't even use the blend function of the neck tone control this guitar would sound 100% better. the neck has definition its sassy and can belt out an awesome over driven and clean lead tone. the bridge can spank like a tele and still crunch with the best of them and the new tone cap allows a greater range of the pot to be exploited resulting in a much more useful tone control. at half way its like a nice neck tone you have never had. now if you go with the values listed here you will be able to put this in the middle position and blend the neck [i recommend center detent pots on the blend controls] and you can dial in that 470pf cap and get some really snappy over tones that are very woody acoustic like in nature and now the bridge tone control works as a master because they are all hooked together. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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