Dating guitars by control pots

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On the potentiometer is a code that gives information about the manufacturer and the year and week when it is made.

Where to find the code Stamped or punched you can see a six- or seven-digit source code on the back or side of the potentiometer.

Yes, even if the pot is stamped "Dimarzio", the EIA code is correct as Dimarzio never actually made pots, they outsourced them from manufacturers, typically Centralab and sometimes Clarostat.

Despite the usual train of thought, this code is NOT applied when the guitar is assembled, but when the potentiometer was manufactured.

This circuit uses 1meg pots for the tone/volume control and as a result is much brighter than your standard strat sounds.

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A lead circuit which allows you to use either/both pickups and all the controls on the bottom of the guitar.Again, please keep their identity a secret Click on the "Continue" button search with your zip/postal code.Personally i picked up some Graphtech Mustang/Jaguar/Jazzmaster String Saver saddles.Crank your guitar up to 10 and the volume swells all the way—no abrupt flattening to choke your playing style.Available with split shaft for fine-knurled (24-spline) knob, or with smooth shaft to fit a set-screw knob.

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