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Billy Smalls
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Hello from Bristol, UK

Unread post by Billy Smalls » Tue May 15, 2018 12:23 pm

Hi Everyone. My first post and long overdue maybe?

I bought a SG 700s several years ago and love the guitar. The only 'problem' is I now dream too much about owning an SG 2000 or 3000!! ha ha

The 700s is from 2003 I believe and all original except for the nut that was replaced with bone when I had it set up a few years back. It's the rather pretty green & black and is in excellent condition - a little localised buckle rash on the rear pot cover, a small but nicely fixed ding on the bottom edge and the hardware finish is holding up nicely.

The reason I discovered this forum is, as is often the case, to ask a question. Not sure if there is a more specific part of this forum to address this but here goes....

So, this guitar comes with the push-push pots for the split coils. Sadly last night the bridge pot bust!! Upon closer inspection, the push/push switch part has lost it's little copper(?) spring, so it's not clicking on/off. It's an ALPS pot and I'm having a hard time finding a replacement. I think these MAY be the same as in the SG 2000S models?

Has anyone any experience of locating a correct pot or recommend a worthy (and more importantly correct length) replacement?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Hello from Bristol, UK

Unread post by Saul » Tue May 15, 2018 12:30 pm

Hi Billy, glad you found us :)

We have a busy guitar part of the forum commonly referred to as "The String Section" and you will no doubt find answers to your questions there. I am primarily an acoustic player but of course I have an appreciation for the SG...who could not? ;)

Head over here viewforum.php?f=24 and you will find plenty of help :)
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Re: Hello from Bristol, UK

Unread post by Billy Smalls » Tue May 15, 2018 2:32 pm

Thanks Saul - will do!!
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Re: Hello from Bristol, UK

Unread post by Buzzard » Tue May 15, 2018 3:26 pm

Hi Billy, welcome to the forum and the string section. :D

I'm sure we'll find some replacement pots for you.

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