Most bassists actually do tweak their tone knobs them frequently. Oddly enough, Steve Harris has his disconnected and runs them at full 'on' all the time. He allegedly uses hand signals to tell his techs when to adjust his tone up or down.


Automaton Sovietico
My two pots are wired as volume control for each humbucker. The 3-switch mid position splits them. The variety of clean tones I can achieve this way is larger than with the tone pot wiring.