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Old 27th August 2001, 02:03 PM   #1
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Does anybody know where to get some cheap knob for amp,preamp etc.. I d'ont want those extremly costly precision machined aluminum knob or the like.

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Old 28th August 2001, 04:35 AM   #2
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You could get those cheap plastic imitation knobs... some of them are actually rather good.
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Old 28th August 2001, 03:38 PM   #3
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Try Radio Shack. I know, I know, but they have some nice looking knobs and they are cheap.
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Old 28th August 2001, 04:38 PM   #4
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You could get some Aluminium rod cut, I did this for some feet/equipment spacers. If you can drill a hole in the centre and somehow lock it to the shaft you'd have a nice heavy knob.

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After some frustration finding a good volume dial, I finally had to machine my own... if you have access to a lathe, it's pretty quick to build one.

But, there are some nice knobs available from digikey for a variety of prices. I like the Kilo brand knobs, which are solid aluminum and very nice, but not super-cheap. As I recall, Mouser also carries a decent selection, and you should be able to find what you want there.
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Old 5th September 2001, 09:57 PM   #6
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Check out the trading post. The most recent heatsinks post has nice AL knobs on clearance really cheap
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