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Premium Wiring Kit for Jazz Bass

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Premium Wiring Kit for Jazz Bass

About This Item

All of the wire and components you need to wire a 2-pickup guitar or bass.

Jazz Basses® don't use a selector switch to control what pickup is active, they use two volume controls that allow you to blend the pickups together. Here's what you need for wiring those pickups into your J-bass! All the parts, plus a diagram to show you how.

The premium kit features cloth-covered push-back wire—the right wire for Fender and vintage-style guitar circuitry. The pots in this kit are upgraded to CTS brand for longer life and a smoother, more accurate response.

This setup can be used for basses and guitars, or you can add a selector switch (sold separately) for added flexibility.

    Wiring kit for Jazz Bass includes
  • Output jack
  • 250K CTS control pots (3)
  • .047uF Orange Drop capacitor
  • Non-shielded cloth-insulated push-back circuit wire: 22 AWG, white, 12" long
  • Non-shielded cloth-insulated push-back circuit wire: 22AWG, black, 24" long
  • Shielded braided push-back circuit wire: 22 AWG, 12" long
  • Wiring diagram

Be sure your control knobs will fit!
CTS pots have a fine-knurled 24-spline split shaft.

CTS control pot specifications
Shaft diameter 0.235" (5.95mm)
split shaft, fine knurling
Thread 3/8" x 32
Threaded portion height 3/8" (9.52mm)
Required mounting hole diameter    3/8" (9.52mm)


Instructions

Product Instructions

Wiring for Jazz Bass

Wiring diagram for a Jazz bass.

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5.0

Pots kit

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Verified Buyer


Great product. Great price. Excellent shipping.

5.0

Worked great!

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Verified Buyer


I purchased this for a short-scale Ibanez PJ Bass to upgrade the questionable factory pots. The factory pots were 500Ks with a .047 cap. I did have to enlarge the mounting holes slightly and could not use the full washer stack but there was just enough room for these pots even thought they are larger than the stock ones. Definitely an improvement.

5.0

Rewiring my Aerodyne Jazz Bass

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Verified Buyer


Hated the electronics on my Fender Aerodyne Jazz bass but loved the guitar. New Seymour Duncan pickups and this wiring kit from StewMac and I have a new instrument. Shipped fast.

5.0

Exactly right for my Jazz Bass

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Verified Buyer


Premium quality and service as always from Stew Mac.

5.0

Perfect Wiring Kit Choice

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Verified Buyer


I purchased this wiring kit for a Yamaha Bass. Other than relieving the tone pot cavity, the installation was a cinch. Made a night and day difference in the quietness and quality of sound for my bass. Very good quality parts!

5.0

Easy to Wire!

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Verified Buyer


Purchased this kit to replace the miniature pots and inferior output jack on a Jay Turser Jazz Bass. Needed to drill out the plate to 3/8" to accommodate the CTS pots as noted on the website. The wiring instructions were clear and lots of wire was provided! Easy upgrade!

5.0

Great Kit!

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Verified Buyer


Order arrived earlier than expected and they have great customer service! This kit is perfect for wiring up your jazz bass! I bought a push pull pot and replaced one of the standard pots with that for the series/parallel mod, but this kit gets you everything you need!!

5.0

Squier Bass

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The original wires and pods were junk in my bass. Highly recommend these to anyone having a cheaper bass.

5.0

Always best quality 

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Verified Buyer


Looked for less expensive parts, but the quality was not there.

5.0

Easy to use this kit

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Everything you need to quickly prepare the Jazz bass control plate makes it worth the price.

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