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CRL 3 Way Switch

Original price £14.95 - Original price £14.95
Original price
£14.95
£14.95 - £14.95
Current price £14.95

CRL 3 way pickup selector switch.

This is a traditional spring-action lever switch which was used on original 50s Stratocaster® and Telecaster® guitars.

A nice, reliable and noise-free action, the CRL 3 way switch is the number one choice for guitar techs and luthiers worldwide and superior to the other blade switches on the market.

The CRL 3 way switch comes included in our Telecaster® wiring kit. Wiring diagram available here

Dimensions:

  • Centre to centre of the two mounting holes - 41mm
  • Cavity depth required: 34mm
  • Lever: 1.32mm x 4.78mm
  • Pickguard slot: 1.59mm x 27mm

Mounting screws included. Manufactured in the USA by Electroswitch. Part no: E2G0203S Available individually or in bulk packs of 10.

Did you know...? Spring action 3-way switches were used in Fender's early days on their Stratocasters - when several players discovered (notably Jimi Hendrix) that by removing the spring, the switch blade would get stuck in between positions 1-2 and 2-3 resulting in different pickup configurations (positions 2 and 4 on a 5 way switch) ultimately leading to the 5 way switch being installed in the Stratocaster® as standard in the 1970s.