When replacing potentiometers (pots), there are differences in shaft size you’ll need to be aware of. The shaft we are referring to is the part of the pot with threading that sticks through the guitar top or pickguard where it is held down by a threaded nut. First, there are differences between metric vs imperial shaft diameters; metric being about 1/4” in diameter and imperial being 3/8” in diameter. Continue reading →
At the time of this blog post, we offer four different pickups for Strats—Special S Series, Vintage Blackface, Vintage Blonde and Vintage Tweed. For those of you who are interested in installing your own Strat pickups, we’ve put together an instructional video in which Jason Lollar shows you step-by-step how to do it. Grab a screwdriver and a soldering iron (and maybe a cold beverage) and watch Stratocaster Pickup Installation.