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doepfer knobs *groan*

Post by A Dingleberry Monstrosity » Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:12 pm

Is there a freaking secret or something to take these things off? Ive tried pulling a couple off but they seem stuck! :mad:

I know they can be pulled off, im sure. Is there some secret though? Maybe a stupid question.

also, I want to replace em with planB style knobs. Just wanted to double check that THESE are the knobs to get?

http://www.mouser.com/Search/Refine.asp ... s=P_SField
mouser, part 550-67003

thanks all...

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Post by Scaff » Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:22 pm

I replaced all my doepfer to knobs. You have to pull them so hard you can or take a tool like a knife etc.. They are replaceable!!!

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Post by Cybananna » Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:46 pm

I used a small screw driver and carefully pried them off.

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Post by felix » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:07 pm

What helped me was a well padded pair of grips (something that doesn't have "teeth") and one of those rubber circles that are usually used to help you open pickle jars.
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Post by spbaker » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:17 am

or use some grips or pliers but put a heap of electrical/gaffa/duct tape around the jaws and it'll stop from marking the knobs when you pull em off.
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Post by BugBrand » Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:46 am

For similar knobs I find it can help to have a bit of force from underneath - leverage.. Difficult, though, to avoid scratching the panel!

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