Author Topic: I wish there was another way to say it but... I'm looking for a really big knob  (Read 1398 times)

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Hi all,

Does anyone know where I might find a knob that has a diameter of between 7cm and 8.5cm? If you work in inches that's 2.75" and 3.35".

I won't be picky about its appearance but ideally just something simple like a large version of a Boss style knob. The largest I can find is about 4.5cm.

Thanks as always!

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Likely. I'll look.

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Maybe an appliance control knob could work?  Stove/washer/drier
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LMS has them up to 4.5 cm.  If you know someone with machining tools, it would be an easy thing to make a knurled aluminum one on a lathe. Or maybe 3D print one.

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I can send you the knob off my variac?  ;D

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Maybe an appliance control knob could work?  Stove/washer/drier

I've worked the other way putting pedal/electronics knobs on the stove, room light rheostat.
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Maybe an appliance control knob could work?  Stove/washer/drier

I've worked the other way putting pedal/electronics knobs on the stove, room light rheostat.

Same here.  I once put a momentary footswitch on a clothes dryer.
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Maybe an appliance control knob could work?  Stove/washer/drier

I've worked the other way putting pedal/electronics knobs on the stove, room light rheostat.

Same here.  I once put a momentary footswitch on a clothes dryer.

Must suck to keep pushing it for an hour just to get dry clothes.

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Maybe an appliance control knob could work?  Stove/washer/drier

I've worked the other way putting pedal/electronics knobs on the stove, room light rheostat.

Same here.  I once put a momentary footswitch on a clothes dryer.

Must suck to keep pushing it for an hour just to get dry clothes.

It kicked off the start relay.  It was a surprisingly enjoyable experience even though it was a bit awkward actuating it with my foot so high in the air.
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With my stove at least the control's shafts are a very odd shape, not round, flat on two side with a groove on one side, knob hole shaped to match and just slip on.
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