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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:24 pm

Sources of Pultec knobs: www.nrgrecording.de/html/pultec_knobs.html


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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby Richie Royale » Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:39 pm

Thanks Martin.
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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby zenguitar » Wed Apr 13, 2011 1:13 am

Lots of knurling and Bakelite at Bobs Bits.

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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby Martin Walker » Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:22 pm

Good find Andy! 8-)

They are obviously 'reclaimed' from elderly gear rather than modern renakes, and I particularly like this one for its charm:

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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby zenguitar » Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:41 pm

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Re: Retro knobs?

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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby zenguitar » Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:06 pm


LOL... I got the Mojotone links in earlier. But the quote justifies a double posting fnar.

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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby Paradigm X » Mon Apr 18, 2011 3:57 pm

More knobs than you can shake a stick at...

http://www.ehcknobs.com/

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Re: Retro knobs?

Postby jellyjim » Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:44 am

Paradigm X wrote:More knobs than you can shake a stick at...

http://www.ehcknobs.com/

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A veritable fistful there. Great website, very hands-on ... can we rename this the retro knobs cum double entendre thread ... Oh go on please!
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Re: Retro Knob Suppliers

Postby Zukan » Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:18 pm

Could have done with this thread when James and I were trying to source System 1000's sequencer knobs. Eventually had to pay a bucket load to have them made to spec...

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Re: Retro Knob Suppliers

Postby Pangloss » Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:21 pm

This might sound like a joke but also try looking on old cookers (in scrap yards etc.). I have found some great ones that way (that fitted!).
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Re: Retro Knob Suppliers

Postby Martin Walker » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:40 pm

Now THAT is indeed a good idea Pangloss! 8-)


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Re: Retro Knob Suppliers

Postby BJG145 » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:49 pm

Why stop at the knobs, an old cooker would make an awesome modular.

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You just need a bit of imagination. :tongue:
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Re: Retro Knob Suppliers

Postby tacitus » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:54 pm

That's not far off the cooker we actually use at my wife's family's holiday home. It's called an English Electric, but it's nowhere near as fast as a Lightning!

I don't think that unit would need much modding - just open the oven door and put a coil or two of mike cable in to warm up the sound ... .
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Re: Retro Knob Suppliers

Postby Pangloss » Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:51 pm

That is indeed a very nice looking cooker and I now have a mind to mod the unit in my kitchen.

Now... where to find some retro knobs...

I have seen some on an old Garard 301 which would look buff.
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