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Gunstreet ES Wiring Harnesses

Sale price$119.95

Our kits are a perfect drop-in replacement for your ES or Hollow body style guitar, whether you want to change how your instrument sounds, or just want to improve the durability we have something perfect for you!

  1. Red 50’s Wiring (Vintage High Pass Filter) This wiring was found in the first gen of electric guitars. It features a transparent sound as you roll off the volume at the cost of a steep volume taper and an on/off tone control that interacts a lot with your volume position
  2. Blue Modern Wiring: (Low pass Filter) This comes standard in most instruments and is what most people are familiar with when it comes to functionality. This style is what you call a low pass filter, meaning as you roll the volume down more highs will disappear.
  3. Green Treble Bleed (Modern High pass Filter) Often called a “Volume bleed”, this circuit changes the modern wiring into a high pass filter. Get this kit if you like to use both your volume and tone control a lot and want more highs at lower volumes.

Parts info

  • New Gunstreet Toggle Switch Specs

    Our new easy to install switch offers a better overall quality compared to Switchcraft. All while offering a quieter switching experience.

    • Body cavity depth 5/8" (15.87mm)

    • Mounting hole diameter 1/2" (12.70mm)

    • Thread height 7/32" (5.56mm)

    • Switch Tip Theading: 8-32

    Learn more about it and our new Gunstreet pots here

Metric Control Pot Specs

  • Knob type = 18 tooth coarse knurling

  • Taper Style: Audio

  • Shaft diameter 6mm

  • Thread type: M8 x 0.75

  • Required mounting hole diameter 3/8" (9.52mm)

  • Base Width- 24mm

DHE Gunstreet Pots

  • Taper Style: Custom Audio Taper

  • Knob type: 18 spline Coarse knurling

  • Shaft diameter: 3/8" (9.52mm)

  • Thread type: 3/8"-32

  • Threaded portion: 3/8" (9.52mm)

  • Required mounting hole diameter: 3/8" (9.52mm)

  • Value: 500k +/-15%
  • Base Width: 24mm

 

Capacitor Specs

  • Brand: CDE

  • Model: "Orange Drop"

  • Value .022uF -/+10%

Neutrik Output Jack Specs

  • Mounting hole diameter 3/8" (9.52mm)

  • Thread 3/8 x 32

  • Threaded portion height 1/4" (6.35mm)

Pickup Style

  • Humbucker-500k Vol/Tone

  • P90-500kV-250k/

Requirements (Must Read)

  • Gibson and high end Epiphone guitars can fit a full sized 24mm pots but please note that not all hollow body style guitars are made alike. Check the F width to insured you can install one of our kits.
  • Converting an Import guitar to US spec
    • US spec pots will require you to enlarge the stock pot holes to be 3/8th
  • Choosing our kits will require an 18th tooth "Coarse" Knurled knob

Our Gunstreet Promise

We take our quality very seriously. That's why we only use real trained technicians who hand build each kit, and then send it through our proprietary testing process where we audio test every control, switch, or option to make sure that when you received the item is it free of any hum, crackles, or pops!

Instructions

  • How to install a 50s wiring kit in a hollow body style guitar
  • How to install a Modern or Volume Bleed wiring kit in a hollow body style guitar

Tips and Tricks

  • Even though there is no sound difference between a Metric and US spec pot. From a durability standpoint converting your guitar to US spec is worth the mod. US spec pots are rated to last a minimum of 15k spins where an import is not rated. It could last your lifetime with the guitar or it could not. You just don’t know
  • Stock you have a Modern Filter circuit if you like how it sounds at lower volume, we would suggest you keep that style of filter circuit. If you want to change it to a high pass, we would suggest 50s if you use mainly your Volume, and Volume Bleed if you use both volume and tone controls.
  • If hiring a “Pro” to install this kit. We recommend that you find one that has real experience with electronics as some techs may not be experienced enough to correctly install a kit, or can damage components during installation.
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Gunstreet ES Wiring Harnesses Sale price$119.95

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