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Does it bug you to lose treble when you roll back the guitar volume? Here are three solutions to that problem.

Passive single-coil pickup systems have an inherent sonic idiosyncrasy: When you turn down the volume—even just a bit—the high-end loss is not proportionate to the volume reduction. In other words, a small cut in volume creates a far greater drop in your guitar's treble response. This is true of the Stratocaster and Telecaster, as well as many other popular models, so I'm sure you're familiar with it.

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