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    I have a Peavey Wolfgang with a broken tone control. The shaft just sunk into the pot. Fortunately it's stuck wide open where I usually play it.

    I was thinking when I get it fixed to get it rewired so that there are 2 volume controls and no tone controls.

    Will I get the same tone as I get when the tone control is wide open (full treble)??

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    Rocktuna-
    I had my tone control disconnected from my wolfgang. Honestly, I don't hear a huge difference, but I never used the thing at all, and was more likely to bump it, thus the disconnect. Its useless. As far as the second volume, I've thought of that as well. It would be fun to get the Rhoads/Buckethead chop sound...I say do it.
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    i removed my tone control too, but instead of leaving a hole in the body i took an old useless pot filled it with superglue bolted it in place and put the original knob back on, no tonal difference to be noticed and the asthetics were unaltered too
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocktuna View Post
    I have a Peavey Wolfgang with a broken tone control. The shaft just sunk into the pot. Fortunately it's stuck wide open where I usually play it.

    I was thinking when I get it fixed to get it rewired so that there are 2 volume controls and no tone controls.

    Will I get the same tone as I get when the tone control is wide open (full treble)??
    At least the tone control is not fully shut down!!!! Just disconnect the tone pot and you're golden!!!!
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    Actually, if it's still functional, you can fix that tone pot. There are little clamps that hold the bottom of that pot in place, and you just pushed them out. Some careful bending and you can easily restore the pot. (Just be careful when putting the knob back on again.)

    A tone in the circuitry is said to roll back just a tiny bit of highs. That's actually why some people install a cap inline but hide the rest in their control cavity. Either way, removing it won't make much of a noticeable difference.

    I did the two volumes on a Wolfgang once. I found it to be more annoying than anything. The Wolfgang was made to be a simple guitar. Turn volume up--play--roll volume back for cleaner tone options--play--enjoy.

 

 

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