are Vintique's knurled barrel knobs worth the scratch?

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  1. maxvintage

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    I have a very tele with very heavy knurl knobs. I forget who made them. I like the heavy knurl a lot--its a little thing but it's nice.

    Stainless steel and 70 bucks seems like overkill, but they will never rust so maybe that's a desirable thing.

    Those heavy knurl aluminum knobs on reverb seem like a nice idea
     
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    Dirty Knobs had to be said.
     
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    They look like prickly little stainless steel cactuseses, but they're actually quite comfy on the fangers. Super positive grip too.

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    I've got those Darren Riley Showmaster knobs on my main Tele and I like them, but the next time I've got $60 lying around with nothing else to spend it on, I'm totally getting a set of Van Dyke-Harms. Knurliness is next to godliness.
     
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    Is Vintique still in business??
     
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    Maybe so, but I bet you could load one into a slingshot and bag a coyote.
     
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    May also make a great 10-ga slug. Gonna need a sabot tho.
     
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    A few minutes ago I was looking at $70 aluminum pickguards, now $70 knobs. Anyone looking at a $70 pick?
     
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    Those are wild! For the design and the machining involved I think they are priced just right.

    The knobs on my Gatton Telecaster are taller and more aggressively knurled than standard knobs. They're heavy brass and have a great feel.
    Stainless is a little lighter than brass so bear that in mind, OP.
     
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