WE ALSO CARRY AN EXTENSIVE RANGE FROM RS GUITARWORKS, CALLAHAM, LINDY FRALIN AND MANY MORE QUALITY PARTS. Who this kit is for. The Vintage Upgrade Kits offer a warmer, woody tone for anyone who is tired of not being able to use the controls on your guitar effectively. This kit is also great for those who are tired of losing tone and note-definition every time they roll their control past 8!! Fitting this kit it like lifting a blanket that is covering you amp, the combination of the Superpots and the POI capacitors releases a range of tones that have been hidden and allowing the capacitors to breath giving you a much broader range tonal range.This kit comes with LONG SHAFT pots, which is appropriate for the following guitars: All production Les Pauls® made since 1977. This does NOT include the Historic® series. If your guitar has a large Maple cap, then this kit is for you. Please Note: All guitars manufactured in Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia and Mexico use metric pots (6mm), and have metric sized holes drilled for the pots.
Also, metric knobs will not fit the RS pot shafts; most popular knobs are available on the store in new and aged versions. For years, guitar manufacturers have chosen to cut corners on the electronics they have used, even in their top-of-the-line guitars. This kit is designed to utilize the best electronic components possible in your guitar. This kit is the culmination of thousands of hours of research and development into different guitar electronics and how each of them affects the overall tone of the guitar. It comes wired onto a template; all you have to do is drop the kit into your guitar a.
Nd wire the pickups, jack, and switch. What's in the kit.
(2) 500K RS Long-Shaft SuperPots®- We designed these pots in conjunction with CTS. Used for the volume controls in the kit, these pots have a custom taper that gives you a noticeable difference between each number on your volume control. You can finally roll your volume down to 2 or 1 and not loose any clarity, even in the neck position!! Mil-spec construction and a smoother resistor path make this the best pot to ever be used in the guitar.
(2) 500K CTS Long-Shaft Audio taper pots. (1) Vintage RS GuitarCap Paper In Oil. RS is proud to bring you our new Vintage 200 volt Paper In Oil (PIO) capacitor.
They are epoxy filled to ensure they will last a lifetime, then they are finished off with a wax coating just like the caps from the 50's. 015 - This is the same great GuitarCap® as above, just in. This is best used for the neck tone control. (1) Length bus wire- Used for the grounding in the circuit.
How this kit improves your tone: All of the above components combine to create unprecedented clarity in your overall tone. This increase in clarity will also equate to an increase in note bloom, harmonic complexity, and, in some cases, sustain.
Because this kit increases the usability and intuitiveness of the controls onboard your guitar, you will achieve tones that you didn't think were possible. The item "RS GUITARWORKS PRE-WIRED LONG SHAFT LES PAUL VINTAGE UPGRADE KIT (RS16005)" is in sale since Wednesday, April 9, 2014. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Guitars & Basses\Parts & Accessories\Guitar & Bass Parts\Other Guitar & Bass Parts". The seller is "charlesguitars" and is located in london, London.
This item can be shipped worldwide.