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Old 30th Jun 2024, 11:55 am   #1
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Default Knobs for a DAC90

I recently acquired this Bush cabinet. I intend to fit a Google Nest or similar smart speaker so that it will fit in with my decor. I will fit a light to illuminate the scale but it came devoid of knobs. I noticed that milk comes with the plastic screw on caps which are very similar to the Bush original knobs. So a spot of brown paint and I think they’re pretty effective. Just held on at the moment with a blob of blue-tack. Needs a bit of tweaking but I’m rather pleased how they look.
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Old 30th Jun 2024, 1:04 pm   #2
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Good idea! they look the part . Mick.
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Old 9th Jul 2024, 8:43 pm   #3
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Default Re: Knobs for a DAC90

If there was a forum Good Idea prize, this should win it!
Apart from the taper of the real thing, my Tesco milk bottle top is identical, even down to the pitch of the knurling!
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Old 9th Jul 2024, 9:09 pm   #4
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That’s a good use of the case David and perfect recycling of the caps! Looks very impressive.

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Old 10th Jul 2024, 11:48 am   #5
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Neat!! Reminds me of the time I made some replacement terminal tops using 4BA nuts fitted into toothpaste tube caps...
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