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 #98793  by schmidtz
 Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:44 pm
I've got the aforementioned master volume. I understand that the non-push variation is as simple as removing the wires to the pot, but I have read that this particular master volume has extra caps and resistors.

I've got some pictures, with handy red circles.
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/585/pic1gr.jpg

The next one is the nice one:
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/821/pic6u.jpg

But wait, there's more!
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/641/pic2zoy.jpg

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/834/pic4c.jpg

There are five connections (the white wire just ties into the reverb). Only one part seems to be for the master volume only, the 1k cap.

Can I just disconnect all the wires? All of the ties into resistors are at a "hub" that seem like they would still do whatever they do.

I don't know. Help? :oops:
 #98905  by schmidtz
 Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:36 pm
That is contrary to what I have been told.

They said that, even when pegged, there is a cap that bleeds off some treble.

I want sparkly high end! :-)
 #98908  by hippieguy1954
 Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:49 pm
Your exactly right, there is still a very small amount of measuable bleed off, but I sure can't hear the difference. I'm sure Waldo or another kind person will give ya the details. peace