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Emerson E3 3-Way Esquire Prewired Kit

Emerson E3 3-Way Esquire Prewired Kit

There is nothing quite like a Fenderå¨ Esquire type guitar. With no neck 
pickup, it's free to resonate with righteous lead tones. Now Emerson 
gives Esquire lovers and injection of Emerson quality and tone. Now 
featuring their own Emerson-spec CTS Pro Pots and new proprietary USA 
Paper-in-Oil Capacitor. The Emerson Esquire Assembly is the ultimate 
control upgrade for most American or Imported Tele-type guitars.

The Emerson Esquire 3-way Prewired Assembly features:

  • Emerson Pro CTS 250K Solid shaft pots (plate mount only, import guitars may require drilling out shaft hole to 3/8")
  • Oak Grigsby 3-Way switch
  • Switchcraft Jack
  • New Emerson USA-made .047åµf Paper-in Oil Capacitor
  • Eldred Esquire tone circuit (named for Mike Eldred of Fender's custom shop)
  • Volume Mod (resistor/cap network retains clarity as you turn down, no more mud!)
  • Vintage cloth covered wiring
  • Instructions

The Eldred tone circuit is:

  1. Volume, tone bypassed
  2. Standard volume and .047 Emerson tone capacitor
  3. Volume and fixed .047 tone capacitor

Emerson Prewired
kits are unlike anything else on the market. Not content to use 
off-the-shelf parts, all Emerson kits feature their own spec CTS pots. 
These pots have a smooth audio taper, easy turning, and a super-tight 
tolerance. We've measured several of them and they measure to within 
+0/-5% of specification (many common pots are as much as +/- 20%). 
You'll really appreciate the full usable sweep these potentiometers 

Emerson introduced their own Paper-in-Oil 
capacitor. Made to Emerson specifications in the USA, these precision 
hermetically sealed components combine vintage sound and modern 
manufacturing techniques to maximize your guitar tone. Much like tubes, 
Paper-in-Oil capacitors are closely identified with "the sound" of 
vintage guitars and amplifiers. Featuring military-spec tubular 
construction with sealed glass ends, these components are perfectly 
sized for guitars, and look so cool you'll hate to put your guitar back 

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