Gibson potentiometer: 70031

Volume / tone pot as used in vintage Gibson guitars

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Part number:70031
Resistance: 300 K
Taper:audio
Shaft length:9/16"
Notes:Widely used as a volume control on mid seventies-early eighties guitars with scratchplate mounted electronics

Models using this potentiometer

Grabber G1 bass
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Grabber G3 bass
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L9-S Ripper bass
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Victory Custom bass
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Flying V
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Marauder
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Melody Maker Double
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S-1
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Note the manufacturers code 13776 - this tells us that the pot was made by CTS in 1976. There are another two digits covered that give the week in 1976. This pot is the volume control for a 1977 Gibson Grabber bass

Note the manufacturers code 13776 - this tells us that the pot was made by CTS in 1976. There are another two digits covered that give the week in 1976. This pot is the volume control for a 1977 Gibson Grabber bass

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Chuck S. Comment left 29th September 2013 19:07:38 reply
I would like to say, thanks for this information. It is helping me. If you wanted a little more information that could be added to your database, the 70-031 pot also is for the Gibson Victory Bass, Standard, as is engraved on the smaller plate on my bass's neck. Thanks.