Volume Pots For My 1981 LS100S Love Rock

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Sigmania
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Re: Volume Pots For My 1981 LS100S Love Rock

Post by Sigmania » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:46 pm

Thought pics of where the shaft sheered off might be helpful.

The separation was way down in the bottom of the pot.

I hadn't seen this before. Wonder if it got whacked at some point?

Or maybe the fitting was just pressed together? I don't see remnants of a weld or glue.

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'79 LS80 GT Reborn, '79 ST100 Springy, '81 Jazz Sounds, '81 LS100S ON, '81 ST80 Springy, '81 TE120 Breezy, '82 LS120 Love Rock (solid maple top)

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Re: Volume Pots For My 1981 LS100S Love Rock

Post by mdvineng » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:52 am

The wiper arm would placed on the end and then swaged over and that is what you have, only this one is a bit off and failed eventually.
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Re: Volume Pots For My 1981 LS100S Love Rock

Post by Sigmania » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:04 pm

Thanks! Still have my eyes out for a replacement.
'79 LS80 GT Reborn, '79 ST100 Springy, '81 Jazz Sounds, '81 LS100S ON, '81 ST80 Springy, '81 TE120 Breezy, '82 LS120 Love Rock (solid maple top)

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Re: Volume Pots For My 1981 LS100S Love Rock

Post by mdvineng » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:17 pm

Try a wanted advert in electronics mags n guitar mags. Be patient 8)
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