Tag: upgrades

Upgrading Your Electronics Part 4: Capacitors

The 4th article in the “Upgrading Your Electronics” series, we will now cover the hotly-debated topic of capacitors.  In fact, the only topic that gets repeated more often in forums all across the interwebs is whether fingerboard wood has an effect on tone.  Capacitors are a big deal to many guitarists in search of the […]

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Upgrading Your Electronics Part 3: Potentiometers

This is the third article in the “Upgrading Your Electronics” series and this one is going to be an epic journey into the world of potentiometers.  If you haven’t read the previous two articles, you can find them here: Part 1 and Part 2.  These articles are meant to provide a foundation of knowledge about […]

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Upgrading Your Electronics Part 2: Pickup Selector Switch

Hopefully you read Part 1 of this series on upgrading the electronics in your guitar.  If you didn’t, please take a look at it here and come right back, because things are about to get switchy… Upgrading the pickup selector switch in your guitar may not sound critical or even necessary.  I mean, how much […]

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Upgrading Your Electronics Part 1: What Is All That Stuff?

You’ve got a nice guitar.  It’s a fab color and it plays like butter, but you can’t help thinking that it could sound a little better.  You’ve got a set of pickups in mind, because an internet forum swears by them so they *must* be awesome, but you figure why not go all-in and replace […]

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