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> Volume And Tone Knobs, how to stop them from moving
post Jun 7 2008, 04:15 PM
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Hey GMC's
On one of my guitars the tone and volume knobs move after you get to zero or ten.
If I turn the knob to zero and try to turn a little more the knob gets loose and the whole thing moves.
I tryed tightening it down but it didn't work.
How could I stop it from moving?
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post Jun 7 2008, 04:21 PM
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How about some small sheet of paper of paper under the knob?
Wored fine for my old guitar.
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post Jun 7 2008, 04:56 PM
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Have you tried to tighten it from behind?

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post Jun 7 2008, 05:15 PM
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I had this problem on a guitar once, if you remove the rear plate, and uscrew the volume or tone knob completly get yourself some of these types of washers

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its called a shakeproof or star washer.

put one of them onto the shaft of the volume/tone knob then reasemble, the little blades bite into the wood slightly and you shouldnt have the problem anymore.

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post Jun 7 2008, 09:19 PM
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could also be that the knobs have a screw on the side that needs to be tightened.

As far as I've seen knobs are either pushed into place or screwed tight.

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