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Old 01-30-2007, 09:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Could not bring myself to spend $30 on a chrome choke knob so I paid a visit to Home Depot...found this little chrome drawer pull for $.99, I think it works great!




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Old 01-30-2007, 09:54 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Cool! Same thread? Just screws on?
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Old 01-30-2007, 09:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I used the bolt that came with the knob, just had to cut some length off of it and drill out the hole on the mounting bracket. Used a lock washer and a little threadlocker and good to go.
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Old 01-30-2007, 10:01 AM   #4 (permalink)
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You beat me on the price- most of these knobs are made in the Far East or Eastern Europe. Having to sell into civilization means most of them have mm thread-4 mm will fit.
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Old 01-30-2007, 10:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yeah I actually got the idea from your post, thanks a lot, you saved me some coin!
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Old 03-07-2007, 07:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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my choke lever :-D knobs are sooo common :razz:
got the idea from you .thanks
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Old 03-07-2007, 01:54 PM   #7 (permalink)
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On 2007-01-30 08:52, GrayMitchell wrote:
found this little chrome drawer pull for $.99,
Does that bring the knob any closer inside? I hit it with the inside of my leg and would like to get it moved in, or more flush than the stock knob.
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Old 03-07-2007, 03:37 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I used a drawer pull also and glued an enamel pin onto it.


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Old 03-07-2007, 03:59 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yeah, I guess that utilitarian look is fine for some. I prefer the elegance of a full sized crystal knob.

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Old 03-07-2007, 04:20 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Ridge! That cracks me up but maybe a brass door knob would contrast your black tank :-D
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