The brand new 450G Series is CTS's top of the line low torque 10% tolerance (range of variation is -10% to +10% of the imprinted value...) pot specifically designed for musical use. Easier to use for volume swells and tone control wah wah effects than the current Genuine Fender CTS pot. More features of the 450G include smoother rotation, low noise construction, proprietary anti static lube, reduced shaft wobble, solid brass threaded bushing and vintage style stamped top plate (the Genuine Fender CTS pots have a diecast pot metal top plate and bushing), easily solderable tinned rear cover. Fits USA Fender Stratocasters from the '50s to the present exactly. Split knurled shaft with 24 teeth fits traditional 'push on' Stratocaster knobs. Diameter of pot body .937". Threaded mounting bushing measures 3/8" diameter, 1/4" long. Exposed portion of splined slotted shaft measures 3/8" long. This pot is used for both Volume or Tone control. Standard 10% audio taper; at 50% rotation the pot measures 10% resistance. Includes all nickel plated vintage style lockwasher, beauty washer and hex nut. The bottom line? The 450G raises the quality standards bar for traditional Strat pots; this is the best vintage style control you can buy.