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Hacker 14th April 2009 07:15 AM

Wanted: sexy knob
I'm looking for a black anodized solid aluminum knob. Ideally it would look like the ones on the Odyssey Tempest pre:

Does anyone have such a thing or know where I can get one? Much obliged :)


Magura 14th April 2009 12:31 PM

In your place, I'd grab a case of good beer, and go have a chat with the guys at your local machine shop. That way you can pick and choose whatever you please.

Magura :)

SRMcGee 14th April 2009 02:04 PM


Perhaps one of these would work for you:


Hacker 14th April 2009 06:24 PM

Thanks Scott, I had seen those and they're not quite what I'm after. I'm looking for large diameter (50mm or greater), black, with no markings (an indentation like the picture one is fine).

It's going on a preamp that will be mounted inside this:


luvdunhill 14th April 2009 06:39 PM

I second talking to a machinist. Perhaps use Delrin, like I did on these knobs:

markgall 14th April 2009 07:06 PM

These guys have some nice ones, good prices too. I purchased some of the KBAL25's and was quite pleased. I don't see anything over 40mm though. Their rca's are nice too. FYI the website is pretty slow.


Apex Jr 14th April 2009 08:17 PM

I have 29 Alco Black Anodized Solid Aluminum
1 3/4" Knob with the exact indentation pictured
above... with 2 set screws.

Steve @ Apex Jr.

Hacker 14th April 2009 09:30 PM

Wow, awesome :D

Got any pictures? We can take it offline if you like:


Hacker 15th April 2009 01:42 AM

Still looking. Anyone got any old consumer electronics with nice black knobs?

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