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How to let your ears find the best tone cap for your guitar

Issue 190 May 09, 2013

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Ever wonder whether a different capacitor would affect your tone? It's between you and your own ears, nobody else can tell you what you hear. Erick Coleman's got a simple way to prove to yourself which cap is the choice for you.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets Video:
  • checkmarkThree easy-to-wire cap-testers.
  • checkmarkErick finds he likes his Les Paul with a non-standard cap.
  • checkmarkCompare caps of different values or different types.
Problem-solving products for this kind of work:
Orange Drop Caps
Hot-rod your factory wiring with these caps. Favorites for restorations and new builds, too.
Emerson Paper-In-Oil Caps
Vintage look, period-correct specs, warm tone.
Ceramic Caps
Our most popular capacitors.
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Mini Toggle Switches
For a variety of custom wiring projects.
Rotary Switches
5 and 6-position rotary switches for custom wiring, PRS guitars and Varitone circuits.
Kester Pocket-Pak Solder
The right solder for guitar wiring, in a handy dispenser tube.
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