Premium Full Wiring Harness for Gibson Les Paul with Custom hand selected 550k CTS Pots. These pots are the highest quality that the CTS Corporation manufacture.
WD® Music Products developed these high-quality potentiometers with CTS® to offer you exceptional performance in electronics for your Les Paul and other carved-top instrument requiring the longer 3/4" bushing/shaft length. These are NOT the same CTS pots that other company's stock and sell. These are developed using 9% +/- tolerances and a value at 10% over the standard 500K rating (550K). This ensures you not only optimum performance but guarantees your potentiometers will always be at least the value stated unlike many others using 20% tolerances where you can be over spec but in most cases way under the specifications you need to ensure good tone from your pickups. They added brass components and a high-quality long-life wiper versus what comes standard on most run of the mill pots to ensure long life, quality and consistent performance. WD spared no expense and thought of everything whilst working with CTS, right down to chamfering the tops of brass shafts, making it easier to install your guitar knobs.
Here at Atlantic Custom Guitars, we have gone one step further. With this set, you are purchasing a set of 4 handpicked 525k CTS Pots with a 5% or less tolerance. We buy these pots by the 100 pack and then we hand measure every one of them and split them up into either 525k or 550k which allows us to offer even closer 5% tolerances on both the 525k and 550k.
Set of 4 CTS 500XL Pots
Value = 550k Ohms
Tolerance = Less than 5%
Bushing Height = 3/4 in. (Long Shaft)
Shaft Type - split
Shaft Diameter = .238 in (6mm)
Spline Count = 24 (NOT metric)
Hole size requirement = 3/8 in.
2 nuts and 2 washers per pot
2 x Capacitors your choice. .022 Orange Drop. or 022 Mallory. or 022 Oil filled Centralab
Gavitt Premium 22 Gauge Vintage Style Push Back Cloth Covered Wire.
You now have the option to add a set of 4 WD Music top quality 24 spline Bell or Speed knobs to your harness order, which are guaranteed to fit our CTS USA Spec Pots. This is a special offer for customers that are purchasing a harness. This deal is lower than our regular price with no additional shipping cost and no Sales Tax (Does not apply to North Carolina)
1 Link to my Online Wiring Diagrams page.
This kit uses Long Shaft Pots and will fit most USA made Gibson Les Paul's manufactured after 1977. If you have questions, please contact me.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are using this wiring harness for an Epiphone or imported guitar, you will most likely have to open out your pot holes to 3/8" (10mm) whilst imported guitars with metric pots use a smaller 8mm hole. You will also need USA spec. guitar knobs with 24 spline. Metric knobs will not fit. They are a slightly smaller diameter and 18 spline. If you try to force metric knobs onto USA spec pots, you will break the pot.
If you have questions, please contact me.