Fender Telecaster 3-Way Wiring Harness (50's Wiring Modification)
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***Standard modern wiring for same price and reverse control harness available upon request for extra €5***

Please allow up to three working days between build time and postage.

Standard Tele harness can be supplied with an EWG Treble Bleed/Volume Mod for €3 extra

Left-handed harness is €5 extra, please inquire first before purchase if you require this.

Fender Telecaster pre-wired control harness with 50's Les Paul wiring modification. Two simple solder connections required. Drop in upgrade for Squire and Affinity Tele's.

**Can be supplied with crimp connectors for solderless hook up if required**

Kit includes:
• Emerson PRO CTS Solid Shaft (audio taper/logarithmic) potentiometers (Matched)
• Oak Grigsby 3-Way Switch
• Switchcraft 1/4" Mono Input Jack with pre-wired harness using twisted vintage push back wire enclosed with heat shrink tubing and also used on connections for strength
• Soviet Union NOS 0.047uf/47nF K42Y-2 Paper in Oil Capacitor (Tested within the ± 10% range)
• Professionally soldered using vintage push-back wire.

**Switch Tip and Control Knobs Not Included**

What’s so special about this ’50s wiring? It affects your tone in three major ways:

1. The overall tone gets stronger, tighter, and more transparent. It’s difficult to describe, but you might say it’s more “in your face.”
2. The typical treble loss that occurs when rolling back the volume is much less than with standard wiring. Both the volume and tone controls become more responsive, and they react more smoothly without the usual hot spots. Another bonus: By simply rolling back your guitar volume a bit, you can clean up an overdriven amp without getting lost in the mix.
3. The tone and the volume controls interact with each other—something you might be familiar with from certain tweed-era Fender tube amps. When you change the volume, the tone changes a little bit as well, and vice-versa. This may be strange at first, but you only need a few minutes to get used to it.

The ’50s wiring exhibits much less treble loss that standard wiring because it follows a completely different curve, depending on the ratio of your pot. It works best with audio taper pots, preferably those with a 60:40 or 70:30 ratio. Smaller ratios like 80:20 or 90:10 limit this benefit and result in the typical “on/off” or “bright/dull” problem when using the controls.

Terms and conditions: If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase you can return it to us within 14 days and a full refund will be provided. Buyer assumes responsibility for return postage.
Postage on this item is at the standard rate, if you want your items sent by registered post please send me a message.
Potentiometers and other electronic soldered components must be returned in an un-used, un-soldered state and in the original packaging.

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2 days
@7springs: Hi, I have the 4-way Tele harnesses at the following link>>

2 days
Hi there. Just wondering does the setup only come as shown. I'm asking as I was hoping to get a tele wiring setup to include a 4 way switch so the pickups can be played in series too. Is this something you can provide.
2 days
Hi I will order a 3 way kit off you again - Can I have the solderless set up as well.
Also is there a need for treble bleed with the 50's wiring. Also any chance you can provide a lock washer for the jack its going on an electro socket thanks.
1 month
@Seanmoyles2014 yeah, we'll keep it the same price Seán
1 month
That’s perfect yes I’ll go with the shunt resistor if that’s what you recommend will I just purchase one here as normal and you will be able to make those changes ?
1 month
@Seanmoyles2014 Hi Seán. That's no problem. I'll include those with the harness for you. I think you'll be better off with a shunt resistor for the single coil and use 500K pots for both volume and tone. Whichever you prefer though.
1 month
Hi I want to purchase this but I require it to have a 500k tone pot as I’m using a humbucker in the bridge position I also want it to include the crimps for salder less input is this possible ?
5 months
Sorry mate think there's a problem with link when I hit buy now..it won't let me change dillivery address
5 months
@daroc no worries
5 months
@daroc no extra cost dude. I'll include a shunt resistor for the single coil.
5 months
Sorry and standard modern wiring
5 months
Great thanks man ive a humbucker in bridge and single in neck ill go 500k and 250k and what ever extra for o.o22 orange cap
5 months
@daroc Hi Darren. Sorry for the late reply. It's the same price if you need 500k pots mate.
5 months
How much with a 500k pot for bridge humbucker
6 months
I definitely will do, thanks
6 months
@RickyMonsoon I have 500's too Ricky. Let me know when you want yo purchase and I'll change the price.
6 months
Cheers Gary, CTS with sleeves would be good, but now I'm contemplating a humbucker for neck pu, so it'd be 500s would you have lefty CTS 500s? Cheers, Colin
6 months
@RickyMonsoon: Hi Ricky, the only lefty pots I have are CTS ones with a split shaft (I can include some brass adapter sleeves though). If you want solid shaft pots I only have Alpha pots with a reverse audio taper for that purpose. The lefty harness is €5 extra so if you want to get it I can change the price here and we can PM further on which pots you want to go with. Cheers, Gary
6 months
Looking for a lefty harness, could you please advise postage cost and I'll get my order in on Friday. Thanks
7 months
@AstonDK76 Hi, I have the small cans of it listed on Adverts. Just search Deoxit.