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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 6:22:49 PM on 14 June 2011.
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 Location: Mildura, VIC
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I just recently Got Myself another radio to restore, I have already replaced all the caps & it is now working great Smile, But It is Missing the on/off,Tone control Knob, Does anyone know where I can get a Replacement?, I'll include a Pic link here:

http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z472/Hdxfh/IMG_2681.jpg.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 8:03:47 AM on 16 June 2011.
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 Location: Adelaide, SA
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They come up from time to time on ebay. I am still looking for some myself. I have one of the centre ones. but I am currently using this on another AWA 527MA because they all seem to be missing one knob!


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Valve radios, They just don't make them like they used to

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 9:13:33 AM on 16 June 2011.
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 Met
 Location: NSW
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HI LARRY,

TRY STEPHEN SAVELL


savell.com.bigpond.com


CHEERS
MARC


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 3:31:36 PM on 16 June 2011.
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 Location: Greenwich, NSW
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Most of this type of plastic knob will fail in time. Any plastic knob with a circlip and that fits on a split pot shaft is a recipe for disaster and this system was designed to eliminate a production bottleneck rather than prolong service life. The changeover from bakelite to plastic was the beginning of the end for longevity in vintage radio.

Steve used to have a huge knob collection though may still have some knobs for this model, as already mentioned.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 8:29:58 PM on 20 July 2011.
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 Location: Mildura, VIC
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I Got a Replacement Knob from Valvechild.com, all good


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 9:26:19 PM on 20 July 2011.
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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Thanks for the tip, but how did you get onto that mob in relation to AWA knobs?


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 3:31:13 PM on 1 August 2011.
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 Location: Mildura, VIC
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I sent Him an Email which is provided on his website, I just asked him if he had any replacement knobs and He did, and he sent it to me Smile, Since he Converts the radios into Guitar Amplifiers, He has The Radio Circuitry removed from them & he keeps it all for parts, In this case there was a spare Knob he happened to part with


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 8 · Written at 4:01:49 PM on 1 August 2011.
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
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Thanks again.

(I really dislike seeing radios being hacked into into guitar amplifiers, but at least he keeps the parts.)


 
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