The components you'll need for wiring a basic Gibson® LP® single-pickup guitar with one volume and one tone control, plus a wiring diagram to show you how.
The modern kit is an economical choice for any wiring job. It has standard PVC-insulated wire and Alpha pots.
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.
Wiring Kit for Gibson® LP® Junior or SG® Junior includes
.022uF ceramic capacitor
250K control pot
500K control pot
Non-shielded guitar circuit wire: 22 AWG, white, 12" long
Non-shielded guitar circuit wire: 22 AWG, black, 24" long
Shielded guitar circuit wire, 12" long (26 AWG black with the Modern kit; 22 AWG braided with the Vintage kit)
#1800 Modern wiring kit includes Alpha pots, ceramic capacitors, and standard PVC-insulated wire. #1919 Premium wiring kit includes CTS pots, Orange Drop® capacitors, and cloth-insulated push-back wire.
Note: Be sure your control knobs will fit! Alpha pots have a coarse-knurled 18-spline split shaft. CTS pots have a fine-knurled 24-spline split shaft, or a solid shaft that requires a set-screw knob.