The Mysterious Disappearing Volume

This was a funny little repair!  The owner of this Epiphone Les Paul is one of our wonderful adult guitar students.  He bought this guitar used and it is in mint condition… except for one unusual issue.  When the toggle switch is in center position with both pickups on, the volume controls should work independently of one another.  However, when the volume for one pickup is turned down, it kills both of them!

The grounding of the pots caused this strange disappearing volume phenomenon.  About an hour’s labor spent rewiring the controls corrected the problem.

If your guitar needs a little TLC, bring it by Beans & Strings! Our rates are competitive and our work is good.  Show your guitar some love 🙂

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