Absolutely perfect for all non-soldering iron owners, and anti-hobbyists who have so far been afraid to buy such a kit!
This Solderless Prewired Kit should be installable by anyone. We simply added a pre-wired push clamp terminal for the pickups and ground connections to our standard kit. The wires of the pickups etc. are simply plugged into the prewired terminals and the complete soldering work is eliminated. Due to the clearly arranged terminal row, it is almost impossible to wire something wrong, and the exchange should be relatively quick and easy even for inexperienced hobbyists. Except for the additional wiring terminal, the kit is absolutely identical to the standard soldering kit.
This Prewired Kit has a push/pull volume pot. The push/pull switch allows two more interesting positions in addition to the usual standard positions. If the volume button is pulled out, all three pickups are active in pos.4 (normally middle and bridge), in pos.5 (normally only bridge) the neck and bridge pickup are active as with the Tele. As long as the switch remains in the normal position, the circuit behaves like a standard 5-way circuit. The kit is equipped with a treble bleed mod.
Push/Pull in (normal):
Position 1 = Neck
Position 2 = Neck+ Middle
Position 3 = Middle
Position 4 = Middle + Bridge
Position 5 = Bridge
7-Way Push/Pull pulled:
Position 1 = Neck
Position 2 = Neck + Middle
Position 3 = Middle + Neck
Position 4 = Middle + Bridge + Neck
Position 5 = Bridge + Neck
The kit is best suited for an S-S-S pickup assembly (S-Single Coil, H-Humbucker).
This kit is available in all possible combinations. You can choose an Oak Grigsby (NEW) or CRL Switch, 250k or 500k potentiometers, and 0.022, 0.033, 0.047, 0.100 uf capacitors. To keep the variation selection clearer, we have listed only the most common combinations. For all other combinations please select a kit with your favorite switch, and specify the desired combination during the ordering process under remarks, for example "CRL 500k 0.033uF".
The shipping costs for most EU countries are € 12,-. You can find more information about shipping costs under the link directly below the product costs (inkl. Mwst., zzgl. Versandkosten). If your destination country is not listed here, please contact us to calculate the shipping costs.
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BECAUSE WE ARE ONLY SATISFIED WITH THE BEST.
All our prewired kits have matched pots and caps. This means that we measure all potentiometers and capacitors before installation, select them, and use them according to their values where they deliver the best possible result in combination with the pickups. This is important because original pots have tolerances of up to +-20%. In extreme cases, a 500k pot can have values of only 400k or up to 600k ohms. Not infrequently good pickups are replaced unnecessarily, because they sound muddy, weak or thin. In reality, however, the problem is often not due to bad pickups, but simply to inferior wiring, which mercilessly destroys the actually perfect sound.
We compared enormous quantities of capacitors in interaction with various pickups and thus determined the most suitable tone caps under real conditions. The capacitors are hand-selected HQ film capacitors with very low tolerance, very similar in design to the originals from the fifties. The vintage paper wax skin gives the caps an additional look. Our capacitors are so close to the originals of the 50's that nobody will hear a difference.
In all our kits only the best components from well-known manufacturers like CTS, Switchcraft, CRL or Oak Grigsby are used. All kits are carefully manufactured in small quantities and professionally handcrafted, and delivered to satisfied customers all over the world.