Standard Les Paul Style Wiring Harness – Long-Shaft CTS Pots – High Quality & Handcrafted


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Hoagland Custom, located in sunny Fernandina Beach, Florida, has specialized in custom guitar wiring and pickup making for over 25 years and we love what we do!

This is a standard Les Paul style wiring harness. 2 long-shaft CTS volume pots, 2 long-shaft CTS tone pots, and a Switchcraft mono output jack. It is “drop in ready”. That is, you only need to connect the pickups and ground wire from your bridge. EASY!

It really doesn’t get any easier than this!

Technical information regarding this Les Paul harness:


  • Resistance – 500K
  • Taper – the pots are audio taper
  • Knob type – 24 spline shaft
  • Shaft diameter – 0.235″ (5.95mm)
  • Thread type – 3/8″-32
  • Threaded shaft length – 19mm / 3/4″ (long-shaft)
  • Required mounting hole diameter – 3/8″ (9.52mm)


  • Brand – Sprague/CDE
  • Model – “Orange Drop”
  • Style – poly
  • Value – .022mfd


  • Brand – Switchcraft
  • Style – mono
  • Mounting hole diameter – 3/8″ (9.52mm)
  • Thread – 3/8″ x 32
  • Thread length – 1/4″ (6.35m)

HARDWARE:    (includes dress nuts & washers)

  • chrome (standard)
  • black (available at small additional cost)
  • gold (available at small additional cost)


  • Sprague/CDE “Orange Drop” poly capacitors (2), as standard & no additional cost
  • MojoTone Dijon Premium Foil/Film capacitors (2), $6 upgrade (From the manufacturer: “Mojotone Dijon capacitors are high quality foil/film capacitors made to our exact specification. We like to call them musical capacitors because of their good tone and transparency.”)
  • Mallory “Mustard” capacitors (2), $8 upgrade
  • Vitamin Q “Black Candy” paper-in-oil capacitors (2), $28 upgrade
  • Vitamin T “Silver Barrel” paper-in-oil capacitors (2), $28 upgrade


  • P1 – Bridge pickup only
  • P2 – Neck & bridge pickups together, in-series
  • P3 – Neck pickup only


  • 4 – 500k CTS volume & tone controls, 500k value, long-shaft (19mm / 3/4″), audio taper
  • 2 – Sprague/CDE “Orange Drop” poly capacitors, .022mfd value
  • Switchcraft mono output jack
  • Gavitt vintage style, cloth covered wire (where possible)
  • easy-to-follow wiring diagram
  • tech support phone & email
As not all buyers need to replace their switch, we offer Switchcraft switches (straight-short, straight-long, or 90°) and a Panasonic switch (short-shaft only) as options.
While all of our wiring solutions are built to be installed rather easily, we always recommend that you have a guitar professional at your local guitar shop install it for you. There are issues that sometimes come up during installation (grounding, etc.) and your local guitar tech is equipped to diagnose & handle those for you.

Contact Hoagland Custom with any questions regarding this wiring solution, our custom, handcrafted Hoagland Custom pickups, or any other guitar wiring solution that you might need.


Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 6 × 2 in

chrome (standard), black +$6, gold +$6


Sprague "Orange Drop" poly caps, (2) +$0, Mojo Dijon poly caps (2) +$6, Mallory "Mustard" caps (2) +$8, Vitamin Q "Black Candy" paper-in-oil caps +$28, Vitamin T "Silver Barrel" paper-in-oil caps (2) +$28


None +$0, Switchcraft short-shaft switch +$24, Switchcraft long-shaft switch +$24, Switchcraft 90° switch +$24, Panasonic short-shaft switch +$15