Dating guitars by control pots
Finally, a word of caution: This method applies only to American made pots and not all potentiometer manufacturers subscribed to the EIA source code date.
If the code does not fit the above criteria, don’t force it and skew your dating results.
These pots are very useful in dating your Charvel as the are stamped with a code at time of their manufacture.
Despite the usual train of thought, this code is NOT applied when the guitar is assembled, but when the potentiometer was manufactured.I went with 250k at first but then switched to 500k. You may now see our list and photos of women who are in your area and meet your preferences.Add up shipping to Dimarzio, the shipping to Charvel, how long they hung around at each shop, these could be several months, maybe even a year old before they ended up in a guitar.If the serial number of an (electric) guitar is missing or is no longer readable, you can also find the approximate age of the guitar on the basis of the potentiometers.