What size knob

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  1. ieatlions

    ieatlions Tele-Meister

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    Newbie question here.

    Ordering parts for a build. Not 100% on which Volume/Tone knobs I need to order. These are the pots, so I’m assuming this is a ‘split shaft’. Should the knobs be 6mm in as well or 6.2mm?
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    Thanks in advance
     
  2. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Bourns pots have 18 splines. Knobs come with 18 and 24. 24 is mostly US stuff like CTS.
     
  3. Vizcaster

    Vizcaster Poster Extraordinaire

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    Just for those listening in, those are long shaft pots for a solid top where you rout out the control cavity from the back (Les Paul style). Sounds like an interesting project.
     
  4. sparkymike

    sparkymike TDPRI Member

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    If the new build is for a repro then I would go for solid shaft 1/4" diameter pots and buy knobs to suit.
    Loads of choices on a site such as Warmouth
    Mike.
     
  5. ieatlions

    ieatlions Tele-Meister

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    Thanks for the replies. I’ve found the appropriate knobs it seems.
     

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