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Sourcing Knobs

Post by jc808 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:14 pm

Pardon the crappy pic quality. Can anyone suggest where I might find knobs like these? Black barrel knobs with marks on top and side.

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Post by jc808 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:12 pm

Cool. Thanks for that.

My pots are smooth shaft, so something with a set screw would probably be preferable. But I hadn’t looked at eBay so I’ll poke around there. Thanks

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Post by Sweetfinger » Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:33 am

Just do an eBay search for black amplifier knobs. You'll find something.

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Post by bodhi » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:05 pm

To me those look like typical Fender style "Brownface" or "barrel" amp knobs. I can get replicas locally for about a euro a piece, but I think they're 1/4 inch or 6.3mm solid post screw on style, so you might need a brass potentiometer adapter to get them to sit properly. Shouldn't be a big investment.
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Post by Horsefeather » Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:52 am

That's a good point. They do look like brownface knobs. They seem a bit taller or narrower but I think that's an illusion created by their reflections in the chrome.


https://www.ebay.com/itm/Set-of-6-Genui ... 0005.m1851

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Re: Sourcing Knobs

Post by Debaser » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:41 am

I get my flying saucer knobs from here, but they have something similar, though the pic is notably bad...

https://lovemyswitches.com/knobs/
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Re: Sourcing Knobs

Post by jc808 » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:52 am

Debaser wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:41 am
I get my flying saucer knobs from here, but they have something similar, though the pic is notably bad...

https://lovemyswitches.com/knobs/
Boom, there it is. They even have a couple options. Thanks 8)

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