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trouble with removing knobs

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Mandobass, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. Mandobass


    Nov 12, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    doing some bass renovation, but i can't seem to get the knobs off one of my basses.

    the knobs of my yamaha bb350 pulled off just fine.

    do some knobs not pull off? requiring something else?

    ill attach a pic of the bass that im having difficulty with. thanks a bunch
  2. I'm not sure about this particular bass, but on most of my basses the knobs are secured with a hex screw that needs to be loosened with an allanwrench.
  3. bill h

    bill h

    Aug 31, 2002
    small town MN
    On one bass that I had, I had to pry the knobs of with a screwdrive- put the end of the scredriver in a rag so that it don't scuff up the bass or knobs
  4. Mandobass


    Nov 12, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    Big O...You da man!

    thats it!

    now i just gotta find a way to dig out this piece of plastic that broke off from a mechanical pencil i was gouging that little hole with. hah!

  5. Jon Maghini

    Jon Maghini Commercial User

    Aug 15, 2002
    USA Terryville CT.
    Owner / Builder M Basses
    Stewart MaCdonald sells a knob removal tool which works very well for getting knobs off easily and wiyhout damage to the instrument...www.MBasses.com

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