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Metric Toggle Switch

About This Item

A chrome-plated double-pole 3-way switch, popular in guitars made outside the USA. Fits 2-pickup guitars.

    Each switch includes
  • Black and cream plastic knob
  • Knurled mounting nut
  • Flat washer
  • Wiring diagram
Straight toggle switch dimensions
Thread M12 x 1.0
Threaded portion 5/16" (7.94mm)
Required mounting hole diameter 1/2" (12.70mm)
Required body cavity depth 15/16" (23.81mm)


Instructions

Product Instructions

Metric 3-way Toggle Switch

Installation and wiring instructions for the 3-way Toggle Switch, including diagrams for Les Paul, SG, Jimmy Page Les Paul, and other 2-pickup guitars.

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Toggle switch

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Great parts

5.0

Right the first time

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Very pleased with stewmac. Order is always right the first time. Parts are always the right part.

3.0

A bit scratchy.

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Overall great, but the one I recieved was a bit scratchy. Not enough to need replacement, but worth noting. That being said, I was impressed by the quality of the product overall.

5.0

easy replacement

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This was a nearly exact match to the gold switch in a Dean archtop guitar. I did have to widen the hole in the guitar top a few thousandths of an inch. Works well.

5.0

Upgrade to this switch

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This was an exact match for the inferior switch in my Emperor II Joe Pass Epiphone. Highly recommended as an easy fix.

5.0

Great switch

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Great 3 position switch. Wish they carried it in black too.

5.0

Toggles

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All good, only used the one on an old Vox guitar restoration. They work fine

5.0

It is what it is.

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Generally, I'm not a fan of these things, but I had to replace one in an Epiphone SG. The one I ordered from StewMac was the perfect replacement part and of good quality for this kind of switch.

3.0

Needs Improvement

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The washer had a very sharp burr on the bottom edge which will dig into the guitar finish and possibly lift it from the surface. I had to mess around filing it smooth. I would have chosen the Switchcraft short version but it isn't available in gold.

4.0

Good

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Easy to install and did a great job.

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