Re: Front panel knob removal on 2225 (or 2xxx series)?

Roy Morgan

Inspired by watch repair methods:

A couple pieces of hacksaw blade, de-toothed and shaped on a grinding wheel, then bent into short armed L shape, could make a fine pair of levers to get the knobs free. Apply pressure equally on both sides, with the tips well in toward the shaft/center of the knob. Fabric or even paper towel layered under the pivot point prevents panel damage.


On Feb 23, 2019, at 6:21 PM, Chuck Harris <cfharris@...> wrote:

It isn't that you need to make the knob expand, it is
simply a matter of warming the plastic a little so it
isn't quite so brittle.

You must, I repeat must, pull the knob straight off of the
shaft. I recently started using a pair of fine pointed
needle nosed pliers. I pull the knob up to clear the panel,
then stick the points to the knob's skirt's outer edges
and pry up gently. They come off very easily.
Roy Morgan
K1LKY since 1958

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