When dating an instrument by the ‘pot code,’ keep two things in mind: The potentiometers must be original to the piece (new solder, or a date code that is off by ten or more years is a good giveaway to spot replacement pots); and the pot code only indicates when the potentiometer was manufactured!
Electric guitars are like ice cream flavors because there’s no right answer as to which one is the best, although some people might be able to make a pretty passionate argument for their favorite.
The electric guitar plays such a prominent role in nearly every facet of popular music, from rock to jazz to soul to R&B to metal to country and beyond.
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Well into the 20th century, the electric guitar has been a symbol of all that is cool, rebellious, innovative, and creative.
Finding the right electric guitar can be a mission in and of itself, but we’ve compiled a list of what we’ve deemed the best overall, with each entry offering increased space on the fingerboard allowing for flexible and comfortable fretboard acrobatics as well as pickup switches to allow players to jump from one tone to another with ease and precision.
Additionally, these selections present a variety of finish options to "wow" your audience because with electric guitars, great looks DO matter.
Finally, a word of caution: This method applies only to American made pots and not all potentiometer manufacturers subscribed to the EIA source code date.