guitar pots

EXPLAINED: Can You Use WD40 On Guitar Pots? (And Should You?)

WD40 has been around since the 1940’s and is used in many different ways. It is commonly known as an industrial lubricant and degreaser. It is also used as a wood preservative and to clean and protect metal surfaces. But what about using it on scratchy guitar potentiometers?  Is WD40 safe for guitars and sensitive […]

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EXPLAINED: How To Use Electric Guitar Knobs

You may have suddenly grown an affinity for learning how to play the electric guitar or you may have been a pro at playing guitars, but you may still be struggling with how to use electric guitar knobs. This isn’t something embarrassing because a majority of electric guitar players do not know how they’re supposed […]

are guitar volume and tone pots the same

Are Guitar Volume And Tone Pots The Same?

An electric guitar has a number of moving parts when it comes to making music, and by understanding those different parts you can better make music. Are guitar tone and volume pots the same? Yes, guitar volume and tone pots are basically the same linear pot with a capacitor attached but there are some differences […]