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Emerson Custom Esquire (Tele) 3-Way Reverse Control 250k Prewired Kit Assembly

There is nothing quite like a Fender Esquire type guitar. With no neck pickup, it's free to resonate with righteous lead tones. Now in reverse plate format, Emerson gives Esquire lovers and injection of Emerson quality and tone. Featuring CTS hi-spec Pots and exclusive 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:

  • CTS hi-spec 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 .047µf 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 tone with .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 CTS hi-spec pots. These pots have a smooth audio taper, easy turning, and a super-tight tolerance. Many common pots are as much as +/- 20% and you'll really appreciate the full usable sweep these potentiometers

In 2015 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 together.

Featuring expert workmanship and the best available components, the Emerson Esquire Prewired Kit will surprise you with how much better your guitar or bass will sound. Get an Emerson kit and find out what your controls were meant to do!

We are an authorized Emerson dealer and keep a good stock of product on hand at all times.