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Old 25th March 2003, 04:06 AM   #11
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Can we get a scale label for behind the knob that goes to 11 or 12?

Id be interested in two or three at current price, I like silver best.
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Old 25th March 2003, 04:08 AM   #12
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I won't dignify that remark with a response.

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But I will. We've been offered knobs before and they were far from the quality required. Here's a sample.
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I'd be interested in large knobs.

Those black rings and that dot really make it look ugly.

If Anthony can find something cheaper for those quantities, and more "zen" looking . That would be nice.
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So if you decide to offer knobs as well, you better make it completely clear that they will present at least that type of quality.
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Old 25th March 2003, 04:15 AM   #15
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Well, I will be making mine in a few weeks. I will post photo's of the finished product. It does not matter to me where you get yours Peter, just relax the sphincter a bit laddy.

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Old 25th March 2003, 04:29 AM   #16
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I have had knobs done on few occasions as well, but they never looked like a real deal. It requires almost watchmaker precision to cut it really nicely and I've been dealing recently with polishing and anodising places and I know how often a nice machine job can be damaged by improper handling or wrong anodising procces. I was buying knobs from Sonic Frontieers because of stains and discoloration. You are also aware that you need a mounting hole with a screw insert. If you want a proffesional job on knobs you have to go to a place that specialises in that. Too bad that most ready made knobs, looks like crap or match only instrumental equipment. The times of good knobs are gone.

PS: Except for the gold ones I posted earlier I don't have a place to buy knobs. Those were surplus, from Classe and SF. The one below is from Pioneer.
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Peter,

How much do the gold knobs cost you?

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Old 25th March 2003, 04:34 AM   #18
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It's solid brass (larger dimention is 1") at $15 a pc. from Sophia.
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It's solid brass (larger dimention is 1&quot at $15 a pc. from Sophia.
Humm Solid Brass eh? I think I will buy some stock and try machining a few 2" diameter knobs by 1.5" thick. I can clear anodize them and Presto, no need to gold chromate them.

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I'm in search of a normal plain anodized (or shined) aluminum ones, around 2.5" diameter round knobs, no dots, no special stuff..

Anyone seen those?

I may end up having to make them myself, but as Peter said, some things are hard to be done.
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