50s Les Paul Pre-Wired Harness | LOW-SPEC CTS 450G Short Split Shaft, 225P 100V Orange Drop Caps
Lil' Huddy's Guitar Shop
A fantastic kit to value upgrade your Les Paul. These kits are comprised of top quality components including CTS 3/8" Short Split Shaft Potentiometers and Orange Drop 225P Polyester Capacitors.
Orange Drop 225P 100V Polyester Capacitor Value Options for Bridge AND/OR Neck:
.015μF, .022μF, .033μF, or .047μF
These "LOW-SPEC" kits use 1% Matched Potentiometers ranging from 440k to 490K Ohms and the two higher value of pots will be used for the volume controls.
Example Set #1:
Neck Vol - 452K,
Bridge Vol - 452K
Neck Tone - 451K
Bridge Tone - 451K
Example Set #2:
Neck Vol - 468K,
Bridge Vol - 468K
Neck Tone - 467K
Bridge Tone - 466K
NOTE: Short Shaft Pots are primarily used on Les Paul guitars manufactured before 1977 and most any import Les Paul. Not that you may need to enlarge the potentiometer mounting hole to accept the 3/8" bushing. Long shaft pots are typically reserved for GIbson Les Paul model guitars manufactured from 1977 to present.