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Old 9th April 2012, 09:33 AM   #1
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Question Where to find potentiometer with 30mm shaft?

Hello!

A lot of vintage gear used 30mm shafts (or thereabouts), but I cannot find any new pots with this shaft length. It is always either 17 or 20 mm. The only ones that I can find that are longer than this, do not have a knurled shaft.

Any ideas?
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Old 9th April 2012, 09:58 AM   #2
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Not that common I'm afraid.

1) Why not drill and tap the knob so that you can fit a grub screw.

2) Or cut off shaft of defective pot and use it to extend a standard pot shaft.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-4-6-3mm-...item53eb128a2e

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