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Title: Help with switch tops.
Post by: bscur on January 06, 2019, 02:27:51 PM
Hi,
I have destroyed a couple of these now and could use some help. The switches arrive with the straight shaft that has a channel in the side, like in the pic, but the diagram of the same switch shows it should have a threaded top. How do you get the cover off the top to reveal the threaded portion? I tried a wrench, but the whole top just rips off.
Title: Re: Help with switch tops.
Post by: mjg on January 06, 2019, 03:21:18 PM
Are you sure that there is a threaded bit underneath?  Maybe their diagram is just wrong.  Wouldn't be the first time I've seem bad documentation. 

Which doesn't really help with your question... Sorry.  :-\
Title: Re: Help with switch tops.
Post by: davent on January 06, 2019, 03:58:49 PM
That's an unthreaded bushing, what's the part # you ordered, either you were sent the wrong one or the part number was wrong.
dave
Title: Re: Help with switch tops.
Post by: Govmnt_Lacky on January 06, 2019, 05:10:02 PM
That's an unthreaded bushing, what's the part # you ordered, either you were sent the wrong one or the part number was wrong.
dave

Yep! This right here ^^^
Title: Re: Help with switch tops.
Post by: bscur on January 06, 2019, 05:20:43 PM
Hi,
The part I was told was C&K 7411SYZQE. I am doing a mod on a G&L L2000 bass and need a threaded top on a 4PDT On/On/On switch. Any help would be great. I've blown about $80 buying the wrong switches so far.
Thanks again,
Brad
Title: Re: Help with switch tops.
Post by: davent on January 06, 2019, 05:52:31 PM
Digikey shows that part number as a 3pdt 0n/0n/0n with a threaded bushing, so shouldn't look like the one you pictured.

https://www.digikey.ca/product-detail/en/c-k/7411SYZQE/CKN1139-ND/259893

dave

Title: Re: Help with switch tops.
Post by: davent on January 06, 2019, 06:13:59 PM
Not sure what sort of specs you need. May be others here.

https://lovemyswitches.com/taiway-4pdt-on-on-on-switch-solder-lug-short-shaft/
dave