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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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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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Verified Buyer


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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Verified Buyer


Easy to install and did a great job.

3.0

Pretty Good

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Verified Buyer


A little scratchy, tends to flip to center without much effort. Only tried this one because i couldnt find a switchcraft in gold.

5.0

Perfect

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Verified Buyer


i purchased this to replace the factory switch when the stem broke.

works great.

3.0

Reliable but need work out of the box

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Verified Buyer


These switches are reliable and haven't had any problems installing them or having them fail. The only downside is that they tend to spring back to the center position very easily, sometimes even if you just bump the guitar. I have resolved this by using a pair of needle nose pliers to bend the metal tabs into a more suitable angle. Once adjusted I would say I have no complaints, its just a small hassle to have to adjust each one.

5.0

Excellent replacement switch

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This is a VERY excellent replacement switch for Gibson explorer/Les paul style guitars.I like the way the wiring tabs are heavy and thick.

3.0

Overall good but...

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Verified Buyer


I think it has too much sensitivity and is easy to change pick ups just by lightly touching the shaft. It's a big flaw IMO.

4.0

Easy to install. 

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Verified Buyer


A tad on the pricey side, but easy to install. I can see what the other reviews said about the switch being easily be knocked into center position. It doesn't do it on it's own, but close.

5.0

Great switch

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Verified Buyer


I have purcahsea a number of these, and have found them to be excellent switches.

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 55 See Metric Toggle Switch
on page 55 of our StewMac Digital Catalog



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