Golden Age Treble Bleed Circuit

Golden Age Treble Bleed Circuit

Golden Age Treble Bleed Circuit With .001uF ceramic capacitor

With .001uF ceramic capacitor

Item # 1467
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Golden Age Treble Bleed Circuit With .001uF Orange Drop capacitor

With .001uF Orange Drop capacitor

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Golden Age Treble Bleed Circuit

About This Item

An easy mod for your volume control to get more uniform guitar tone from 1 to 10.

Hand-soldered here in our shop: a 150K-ohm 1/4-watt resistor (1% tolerance) in parallel with a .001uF capacitor. Wire this simple mod between the input and output lugs of your guitar volume control pot, to smooth out treble bleed. Get more uniform tone from 1 to 10, and a more rounded sound at low volume. Available with ceramic or Orange Drop® capacitor.

Hear the difference in TradeSecrets Issue 182.

Due to the small size of the resistor, we recommend using Alligator Clip Heat Sinks when soldering this circuit in place.

For modding original caps, see our #7373 150K-ohm 1/4-watt Resistor.


WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Video

Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Good tone from 0-10: easy clip-on mod

Trade Secrets On The Road: Dan Erlewine visits the repair shop at Herb David Guitar Studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He brings back this great, simple tone tip from repairman Brian Delaney.

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5.0

Perfect

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Verified Buyer


I saw the trade secrets video and I was sold. Worked great on my own Tele but haven’t had the occasion yet to use it on any of my customers’ guitars.
Highly recommended!!!

5.0

First time

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My first time using the treble bleed, works as promised.

5.0

Goodbye dull tone!

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Installed this and was very satisfied to finally be able to maintain crisp tone as I lowered the volume.

5.0

It’s a sure thing

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Always good!

5.0

It Works.

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Verified Buyer


While I'm not a fan, this was installed for someone who is. Works as described. Nice price too.

5.0

Great for rolling the volume off!

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I bought this to be installed on my JEM knockoff. Man, what a difference! I paired it with a CTS volume pot and now I can have hot overdriven tones, roll off the volume and I have clean pristine sounds as well at the turn of a knob! Thanks again, StewMac!

4.0

Great product, but........

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I have used these a couple of times now and wouldn't build without one (here's where the "but" comes in)
This product does exactly what it says as far as maintaining tone set by the tone pot all the way down the volume spectrum. The only minor gripe that I have with it is that i agree with one reviewer that I read that it does seem to dramatically effect the volume curve. It seems to go from 0 to about 4 in a hurry and then kind of flattens out.
I wonder if there is a fix for that. I am entertaining using the 250 pot instead of the 500 that I usually use, but I don't think that is the cure.

5.0

Fixed the tone loss!

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I can now turn down my volume and not lose the high end. Easy to install. Highly recommend.

5.0

Absolutely as advertised

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I just installed this treble bleed in my custom built guitar.
I had a PMT treble bleed on it which is a nice unit but this is a no-brainer.
It seems to draw less output from the guitar and has a great tone which is very consistent with lower volume settings. Great!
It keeps the tone settings nicely down the volume spectrum.
Again, sounds great!

5.0

Great mod for my tele

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This made a great improvement to my Baja telecaster . The volume knob is actually usable now!

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