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Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson® Les Paul® Guitar

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Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson<sup>&reg;</sup> Les Paul<sup>&reg;</sup> Guitar Standard-shaft CTS pots and chrome Switchcraft switch

Standard-shaft CTS pots and chrome Switchcraft switch

Item # 2133
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$65.92

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Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson<sup>&reg;</sup> Les Paul<sup>&reg;</sup> Guitar Standard-shaft CTS pots shafts and gold Switchcraft switch

Standard-shaft CTS pots shafts and gold Switchcraft switch

Item # 2133-G
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$70.52

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Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson<sup>&reg;</sup> Les Paul<sup>&reg;</sup> Guitar Long-shaft CTS pots and chrome Switchcraft switch

Long-shaft CTS pots and chrome Switchcraft switch

Item # 2133-LS
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$79.42

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Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson<sup>&reg;</sup> Les Paul<sup>&reg;</sup> Guitar Long-shaft CTS pots and gold Switchcraft switch

Long-shaft CTS pots and gold Switchcraft switch

Item # 2133-LSG
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$83.42

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Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson® Les Paul® Guitar

About This Item

These kits make it easy to order premium components for wiring your Gibson® Les Paul® guitar or bass, or other 4-control / 2-pickup guitar with a 3-way switch.

Complete with wiring diagram, each kit features trusted components used for decades in Gibson® and other iconic American instruments.

    Premium Wiring Kits feature premium components like
  • Switchcraft toggle switch and jack
  • CTS potentiometers
  • Orange Drop capacitors
  • Push-back wire

Be sure your control knobs will fit: CTS pots in these kits have fine-knurled (24-spline) split shafts. Coarse-knurled knobs for imported Alpha pots won't fit. Need knobs? Check here.

Premium Wiring Kit for Gibson® Les Paul® includes:
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1 Switchcraft output jack
2 .022uF Orange Drop Caps
1 Switch knob (amber)
1 Switchcraft 3-way toggle switch: (choose chrome or gold)
Threaded portion 7/32" (5.56mm)
Required mounting hole dia. 1/2" (12.70mm)
Required body cavity depth 1-1/2" (38.10mm)
4 CTS 500K-ohm control pots
Shaft diameter 0.235" (5.95mm)
split shaft, fine knurling
Thread 3/8" x 32
Threaded portion 3/8" (9.52mm)
Threaded portion, long shaft 3/4" (19.05mm)
Required mounting hole diameter    3/8" (9.52mm)
60" Braided-shield push-back guitar circuit wire, 22AWG inner conductor
12" Non-shielded push-back guitar circuit wire, 22AWG white
24" Non-shielded push-back guitar circuit wire, 22AWG black
Wiring diagram


Video

Instructions

Product Instructions

Switchcraft 3-way Toggle Switch

Installation and wiring instructions for the 3-way Toggle Switch.

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5.0

Great Value !!!

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Parts arrived quickly and are OE quality!! Minor problem with one additional order and it was corrected promptly, very friendly service! Looking forward to doing business in the future.

5.0

The best 

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Put This in my new vintage brand guitar, made it sound just like the famous brand starts with G & they cost too much money ;anyway great stuff the pots the switches the whole set up is all first class professional . thank you !

5.0

Worth Every Penny !

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Kit was used to upgrade an Epiphone Les Paul Classic.
After install, it's like owning a brand-new guitar. No comparison, the guitar sounds completely different. Tone and volume are both "clean" - not "muddy" - from 0 to 10.

Some modification to the guitar is required. Be prepared to drill out the original holes in the guitar body as the old pot shafts are smaller diameter. The "short shaft" pots worked perfectly. Be sure and order replacement knobs - as the old knobs fit the smaller pots and not the new ones.
Plenty of extra wire is included with this kit. It comes with competent instructions and requires only minor skills and the usual attention to detail. Somebody really thought this one through. Great offer Stewmac !

Pair this kit with a new set of pickups and you'll have a winning combination.

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Lawsuit LP Custom Black Beauty a new Guitar

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I have a 70's lawsuits-era Japanes Les Paul Custom (Black Beauty). It played OK but....at first, I thought the humbuckers were the problem. Then I read up and realized I had the wrong pots (250K) and caps (0.047uf). So I shot the works with the premium wiring kit. One miss reading the 3-way switch wiring diagram, my bad not S-M's, and it now sounds literally like a different guitar. The missing treble is there but not overwhelming. Sustain until tomorrow if you want it. And as much punch as you can use.

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THE REAL STUFF!

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REWIRING A JAP LES PAUL-HANDY KIT HAS ALL THE SHIELDED LONG WIRES ON A LP COVERED-USA SWITCH AND JACK-ORANGE DROP CAPS-CAN'T WAIT TO FINISH WITH
STEW MAC HUMBUCKERS!

5.0

Great Kit

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I upgraded my epiphone LP pro with this kit. Great quality, excellent tone. No complaints. Get this!

4.0

Terrific Kit.

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This made an immense difference in my guitar sound. I have a 95 Korean built epiphone LP. I will say there are some sizing issues with the switch. The threaded portion is not long enough for installation and the opening for the switch in the guitar body was not large enough. Perhaps the short switch would work. I reused the old switch and it doesn't impact the sound enough to matter to a beginner like me. I followed the directions here (http://www.stewmac.com/How-To/Online_Resources/Learn_About_Guitar_Pickups_and_Electronics_and_Wiring/I_wired_this_guitar_but_it_didnt_work_Can_you_fix_it.html) . My experience was that the wire lengths were not long enough. Adding an inch to the pickup connections and 2 inches to the jack connection would have done the trick. Overall this was a great experience and I will probably rewire the guitar again to remove the splices once I get my new pickups and switch.

4.0

Well Worth It!

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Installed in a Joe Bonamassa LP. Huge jump in quality, especially in the pots and pickup switch. The wiring diagram was a little confusing (I'm no engineer) and working with the vintage style push back wire was frustrating at times, but I'm very satisfied with the results. If you're not a soldering wiz you may want to opt for a more standard (+ & -) wire rather than using the metal braid as a ground. Overall, major upgrade and worth the price tag.

5.0

Tone for days!!

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Installed this kit on my Epi LP Classic. Some minor fab work required to enlarge the holes for the pots, etc. Otherwise easy install, but you need to be comfortable working on things. If not, take it to a good tech. Tone is incredible with this kit (I paired it with Seymour vintage 59's). I did 50's wiring for vintage tone and function. Now my little Epi can turn heads like a Gibson.

5.0

Just what I was looking for!

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I recently rewired a made-in-China guitar with Golden Age P90s and this wiring kit. The components are excellent and fit perfectly. Plenty of wire and wiring diagrams. The guitar is greatly improved. I was especially pleased with the Golden Age modern P90 pickups!

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