In this day and age of highfalutin audio electronics, it is somewhat surprising that most electric guitars sport tone controls that weren't cutting edge even half a century ago. A new guitar still has a non-zero probability of sounding pretty "blah" no matter how good the pickups are. It may have a weak low end response, or perhaps the treble setting is dull. Maybe it doesn't offer much variation in tonal quality overall. This article describes a retrofit you can make that will give your guitar the controls it deserves. Even the most plain Jane instrument leaps alive with a full range of bass, mid, and high end color. Best of all, it does it quietly; noise, hum and hiss are simply not an issue thanks to several tricks explained here.
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