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G man

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A better knob.....PLEASE!!!
« on: November 13, 2016, 01:30:13 PM »
Please, get a better knob for the analog units.   The present plastic knob included with the analog units is just not quality.  It really degrades from the overall top quality of the unit.  I'm already on my second knob in less than a year and it too, like the first one, is already wearing out.  By this I mean it has "play" in it...or it can be moved without actually changing the controller.  A metal knob, or something more solid will not only be more functional, but give an overall better appearance to these fine smokers.

 
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Re: A better knob.....PLEASE!!!
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 10:24:15 PM »
Gordo - If you have a Dremel tool you might drill a small hole through the side  of the knob and slightly into the controller's post; using a small self tapping screw, thread it carefully through the hole and into the small divot you made on the post.  Some LocTite or nail polish should keep the screw from backing out. A good electronics store might have a metal knob with the set screw included that would fit the controller post.  Dave
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