Re: My µBITX in its new home

Jack, W8TEE
 

Thanks, Vince, but those would be too big. I do have one coming in the mail, so I can wait a while.

Thanks again...

Jack, W8TEE



From: Vince Vielhaber <vev@...>
To: BITX20@groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:48 PM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] My µBITX in its new home

Knurled black plastic ok?  Matched tuning knob at 2" or 1.5"

Vince.


On 01/09/2018 12:45 PM, Jack Purdum via Groups.Io wrote:
> About an inch.
>
> Jack, W8TEE
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> *From:* Vince Vielhaber <vev@...>
> *To:* BITX20@groups.io
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:40 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [BITX20] My µBITX in its new home
>
> Sorry, I should've been more clear.  I know the shaft size, what size
> knob (outside diameter) were you looking for?
>
> Vince.
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> On 01/09/2018 12:33 PM, Jack Purdum via Groups.Io wrote:
>> The µBITX volume control knob is 3mm rather than the standard 6mm (or
>> 1/4"). However, even the 3mm knob I have seems wobbly...it may not
>> actually be metic, but a 1/8" knob.
>>
>> Jack, W8TEE
>>
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>> *From:* Vince Vielhaber <vev@... <mailto:vev@...>>
>> *To:* BITX20@groups.io <mailto:BITX20@groups.io>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 9, 2018 12:27 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: [BITX20] My µBITX in its new home
>>
>> What diameter knob are you guys looking for?
>>
>> Vince.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 01/09/2018 11:36 AM, Jim Sheldon wrote:
>>> Nope.  I couldn't find one either.  I've taken a knob for a 1/4" shaft,
>>> some 1/4" diameter Nylon rod, drilled the center out of the rod, drilled
>>> a hole in the side of the rod big enough to pass the set screw and cut
>>> the rod to length so it remains flush with the bottom of the hole in the
>>> knob.  Run the set screw down far enough to hold it in place until you
>>> get ready to mount it on the pot shaft.  Usually you will have to cut
>>> the shaft of the supplied pot to the right length as well.  Caveat, make
>>> sure you don't cut the shaft too short - LOL  Fortunately that happened
>>> on something else long ago and I haven't forgotten the lesson.
>>>
>>> Jim - W0EB
>>>
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>>>> . BTW, am I the only person finding it difficult to find a knob for
>>>> the small volume control?
>>>>
>>>> Jack, W8TEE
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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