Here are two example of the difference in 4-way switch sounds. My hands were very cold as I forgot my gloves in my office and I did this quickly over lunch. recorded direct to my mac from the xlr outs of my flextone III. I played the same sequence with neck humbucker only, humbucker/neck series, parallel and neck only. 250 k vol/tone pots, both wide open. I am not yet used to the thin stainless steel frets. I usually play jumbos.