• skink

    Which 500k pots for an Eclipse?

    I'm hoping to change the pickups in my Eclipse (currently active EMGs) to passives. I hear the holes in the body for Eclipses is too small for most pots such as CTS etc and the holes need to be enlarged. There is no way I am drilling my guitar so wondered if anyone had done this without drilling and which pots they used?

    I've heard Alpha make smaller pots, anyone any experience with these?


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    • Chad T

      Very little wood has to be removed to fit CTS pots. The tool for the job is a tapered reamer. I bought one on Ebay for $5 or $6. I ended up re-installing the EMGs at a later date and there were no fit problems or signs that anything had ever been done.

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