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Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu May 23, 2013 2:16 pm

No idea how old this ad is, and have not made contact as they are a bit pricey, but here goes

http://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/108008137/westone-brass-knobs.html
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Post by Westbone Thu May 23, 2013 2:37 pm

Stick some on your Concord III H.... Smile

You know the guitar can afford it at that price....make it complete... Thumb Up
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu May 23, 2013 2:49 pm

the thought had crossed my mind, only I need to find a Concord H first..... Smile
maybe on my Concord III....
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Post by Westbone Thu May 23, 2013 3:07 pm

Very good idea.... lol!
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu May 23, 2013 3:15 pm

from the pics they look SO much neater than the Armadillo Guitar knobs from http://www.westoneguitars.net/shop/
but nearly twice the price Sad
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Post by gittarasaurus Thu May 23, 2013 3:38 pm

Sgt. Vimes wrote:No idea how old this ad is
the note in the listing says 'updated: 20 days ago'
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu May 23, 2013 3:40 pm

Yep, I misread that as "updated MORE than 20 days ago"......thats a gumtree thing.

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Post by Westbone Thu May 23, 2013 4:43 pm

Gumtree?? Preloved.

Send him a email, at that price probably still got some.

Offer!
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu May 23, 2013 4:47 pm

I meant Gumtree use the "more than..xx..days old" thing, I just added the More than bit myself.

I have made contact, and as you suggest I will be making a substantially lower offer than his asking price, just awaiting a response.
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Thu May 23, 2013 4:48 pm

suprising that he owns such a nice westone and went to the trouble to get these knobs made and hasn't been here to flaunt them.....or has he?
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Post by Barry Thu May 23, 2013 5:03 pm

Never understood why someone throws away solid brass knobs and replaces 'em wif plastic! Rolling Eyes scratch

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Post by Westbone Fri May 24, 2013 12:15 am

Because they went all tarnished and corroded and looked crap.
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Post by Barry Fri May 24, 2013 2:25 pm

Brasso baby, Brasso!

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Post by Westbone Fri May 24, 2013 3:58 pm

lol!

Gotta get the lacquer off first.

Here's a pile of 'em. Note the two at the top right, well tarnished on the edge, with lacquer worn. That's why they got thrown away back in the day.
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Fri May 24, 2013 4:02 pm

bloody hell mate, stockpiling them?
so....what will it take to send 2 my way? What a Face
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Post by Westbone Fri May 24, 2013 4:05 pm

I always leave them in thinners for an hour or so.
Clean the sides with a brass wire brush.
Polish up the top and relacquer. Good as new. Smile
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Post by Westbone Fri May 24, 2013 4:05 pm

That photo is about 3 years old.
All gone mate.
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Fri May 24, 2013 4:06 pm

....bugger!
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Post by Sgt. Vimes Sun May 26, 2013 6:39 am

well the seller still has some left, but I decided against the purchase as I listed the guitar they were intended for.

get em while you can folks!
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