I recently replaced the original wiring in my Gibson/Baldwin Signature Series Les Paul with your premium wiring kit. The holes for the CTS pot shafts had to be re-drilled to 3/8". The rest of the installation was simple. This was an excellent addition to the Golden Age Humbuckers I was installing. Quality, instructions, and price can't be beat!
You get what you need to rewire your LP professionally! Great quality materials!
This was a perfect fit in my LP Studio. My particular model has the metal grounding plate in the control cavity and I didn't have any trouble getting it installed. 2 things: I wish there was a choice for the color of the switch knob so we didn't have to buy a separate one if we want one that isn't amber color. The wiring instructions weren't 100% clear (to me anyways), and the diagram isn't the "traditional" way of doing it. I looked up various other ways of wiring it up and trying to compare the other available online diagrams to the one included just confused me more. I eventually just ditched the diagram included with the kit & went with one of the ones I found through the online forums.
Used this kit to rewire a LP style guitar; good quality parts, wiring was long enough to rewire then entire electronics with some leftover.The CTS pots do a little more rubbing sound than I expected, but nothing really noticeable once installed.
The components in this kit are phenomenal...but the wiring schematic did not work and was far more complicated than the classic Les Paul set up. I had to look up Gibson's schematics to get the traditional Les Paul schematic. Also, I recommend getting a couple feet of four-conductor wire to run from the switch to the pots and output jack. It really makes the wiring job a lot cleaner and eliminates grounding issues that may arise from having so many single conductor wires running from the switch to the control cavity.
I bought this to rewire my Les Paul BFG like a regular Les Paul (no kill switch, tone for the P-90 in the neck, and pickup selector where the kill switch was). The wire for the neck PUP was a little short going to the switch, but other than that, it was perfect. It gave me a whole new range of tones and if I hadn't already ordered a new bridge PUP, I would have kept the burstbucker 3 that came stock since the wiring kit really toned it down. I will purchase this kit for all rewiring jobs I do from now on.
Top choices for all the components in this kit. If you order a custom guitar, this is what they put inside. Quality.
So after countless hours of research on getting that vintage 50's Les Paul tone replacing the factory wiring with quality era appropriate parts combined with the pickups, tonal woods, fingerboard and strings brought this guitar to new heights for a fraction of the cost. The rest is up to your fingers!
This is a must have if you are upgrading a LP copy to US specs. Everything is included and the parts are first rate. Easy to understand instructions too. BUY IT!!!
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