Strat Grease Bucket Tone Pot Wiring Diagram
The greasebucket tone control this is another fender variant like most of the more colourfully named tone circuits.
Strat grease bucket tone pot wiring diagram. Strat style guitar with a single master tone control. Note that the resistor is soldered in series with the 0 022 μf cap the rest of the strat wiring including the volume pot stays standard. Roy cox 181 451 views. Strat style wiring diagram with three single coils 5 way lever switch 1 volume and 1 tone.
A regular tone circuit in a strat is a 250k potentiometer with 022 orange drop capacitor. For the test i used my 1991 american standard stratocaster with dimarzio hs 2 pickups. I ve been impressed with the recent install of joseph s strat harness using 250k volume and 300k tone pots with a 047uf sprague vitamin q o p cap rigged ej style and considering replacing the special s circuit with one of his tele harnesses. Simply unsolder your tone pot and then connect the new parts as shown in the diagram.
How to wire your stratocaster test pots select capacitor and make tone control wiring decisions. It is the stock tone control system on several popular recent and current models such as highway one s and american special s and also some basses. This is a common modification used to free up the second tone pot location for an additional switch or optional control. Here s a breja tone works 2 minutes to tone video.
With the regular 250k as the tone is rolled off there is an increase in bass frequency. In this video we ll go over how to add the bridge pickup of your strat to the bottom tone knob combining it with the middle pickup. The mod itself is relatively easy.