Let's see what you need to know about swapping potentiometers on guitars and basses.
There's the obvious part: shaft length, if you need a 250k, 500k or 25k pot, etc.
There's something else though, that many seem to forget... The shaft width.
Check out the video for details. Enjoy Guitar Tech Tips! :)
Interesting bits and pieces:
0:38 Two standard shaft widths
1:06 Let's change this potentiometer
1:42 The soldering iron
2:15 Don't drill from the inside
3:19 Wiring the new pot
5:35 Check if it works
5:47 The old knob will not fit anymore
6:07 Time for a test ride