Buchla format switches blue sleeve thing. Where to buy?

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Buchla format switches blue sleeve thing. Where to buy?

Post by stega » Wed May 01, 2013 1:30 pm

Does anyone know where to get those blue sleeves / condom things that cover switches for the Buchla format???

I could really use some!

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Post by Pfurmel » Thu May 02, 2013 8:09 am

You can get them from mouser, too:

108-00357-EV Blue
108-00365-EV Yellow

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Post by cleaninglady » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:44 pm

Does anyone know where to get the proper caps for the slider pots ?

Most of the heated up Switch Caps (as above) i used on those flat shafts split eventually.

I think the proper ones are more silicon based and bigger ?? :deadbanana:

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Post by livefreela » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:38 pm

I dye mine. I buy the "soft-touch" toggle caps in white and then hit them with a mix of 60/40 water/acetone & rit dye. The mixture should be kept warm. I use a double boiler and am super-careful. Keep the heat low and watch for the acetone bubbling off (then you're too hot). I made a batch in "denim blue" and a batch in "royal blue". Not sure which I prefer... Yeah, it's a little bit of a chore, but make a bunch and you'll never have a split cap again. They feel much better too. Enough so that I made em in other colors for the rest of my 200r...

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Post by weedywhizz » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:12 am

Have them for sale in 3-4 weeks. Vinyl - they work nicely on switches and sliders without cracking.
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Post by auxren » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:28 am

The smallbear ones crack.

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Post by Pailo » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:32 am

the mouser ones crack too

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Post by weedywhizz » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:17 pm

They vinyl ones don't crack.

So buy them :twisted:
Had to take 10000 orange and yellow ones as its no standard color.....just for you folks ;)
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Post by MATSmile » Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:38 pm

weedywhizz wrote:They vinyl ones don't crack.

So buy them :twisted:
Had to take 10000 orange and yellow ones as its no standard color.....just for you folks ;)
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Have you thought about offering Easel pack, just so we don't have to buy 10 of each color?

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Post by missingtwin » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:14 pm

i will be interested in the "easel pack"
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Post by weedywhizz » Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:12 am

Yes I thought about it and will offer Easel packs.
Just got a confirmation that the caps will be ready by Oct, 23rd. :yay:
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Post by weedywhizz » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:56 am

Bought a bunch of them as they are really cheap. Personally I don't like that "plastic" feeling and the color itensity.
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Post by beautyofdecay_ » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:40 am

I use these: http://www.banzaimusic.com/Toggle-Switch-Cap-Blue.html
(do a search for "switch cap" to find more colours)

They are more expensive than the Led-switch ones however.
I initially used the Mouser ones and they were OK but all I bought after a certain date (autumn/winter 2016?) cracked within a day or so. Heating them first didn't really help.
I had the same experience with the Smallbear ones.

I replaced all the cracked caps with the Banzai ones in January and none have cracked so far.

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Post by nidas » Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:00 am

weedywhizz wrote:Yes I thought about it and will offer Easel packs.
Just got a confirmation that the caps will be ready by Oct, 23rd. :yay:
I´m definately interested in an easel pack or 2.. to be safe..

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Post by weedywhizz » Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:38 am

nidas wrote:
weedywhizz wrote:Yes I thought about it and will offer Easel packs.
Just got a confirmation that the caps will be ready by Oct, 23rd. :yay:
I´m definately interested in an easel pack or 2.. to be safe..
Already listed the 208 kit here:
http://www.weedywhizz.com/buchla-cases- ... a-modules/

Ships, once they are in in the coming week.
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Post by MATSmile » Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:32 pm

weedywhizz
Can we get a pic of your switch caps?

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Post by weedywhizz » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:09 pm

Sure, will post once they arrived
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Post by weedywhizz » Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:41 am

Switchcaps received and available @ www.samodular.com

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Post by captnapalm » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:05 pm

weedywhizz wrote:Switchcaps received and available @ www.weedywhizz.com
Nice! I can't seem to put them in my cart though...

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Post by Junk Rhythm » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:08 pm

captnapalm wrote:
weedywhizz wrote:Switchcaps received and available @ www.weedywhizz.com
Nice! I can't seem to put them in my cart though...
Same issue here as well. The site is timing out and unresponsive.

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Post by weedywhizz » Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:12 pm

Weird, had the issue a few hours ago but seems to work fine now.

If you still have trouble, send me a PM with your address and email and I'll invoice you manually.

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Post by Peake » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:16 pm

You don't have a single set of correctly-numbered color types for the 208, only multiples of 10 of each color?
This is not the place I'd imagined it to be.

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