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Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single Gold Blue Abalone

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Tired of looking at the industry standard dome knobs that you find on all major American and imported brands? Give your instrument a whole new look with the Q Parts Shell Dome Knob. A tad wider for be... Click To Read More About This Product

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Tired of looking at the industry standard dome knobs that you find on all major American and imported brands? Give your instrument a whole new look with the Q Parts Shell Dome Knob. A tad wider for better grip and a tad shorter to be less obtrusive than standard knobs. Especially useful when using an instrument with a tremolo arm.

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Q PartsShell Dome Knob Single
 
4.4

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (6)
  • Good quality (6)
  • Functional (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nice custom touch.

I purchased three of these knobs (one standard and two micro) for project strat that my son and I built. These knobs do look fantastic and the machined metal provides a no-slip grip...Read complete review

I purchased three of these knobs (one standard and two micro) for project strat that my son and I built. These knobs do look fantastic and the machined metal provides a no-slip grip for precise control. They really standout on the guitar and are quite attractive. However, for the price I would expect greater QC from the manufacturer. Of the three knobs one fit perfectly, one fit loosely, and one fit sloppy loose and that was with inserts in place. Granted, with the set screw they tightened down well enough but come on, they're not building the space shuttle, it should a simple matter to ensure some quality control. These knobs are expensive. If you are building a custom guitar or wanting to personalize an existing guitar to differentiate it from the pack these are a solid choice.
Solid metal knob with knurled machining for a no-slip grip.
The machining of these knobs are solid however, the fit is not as good as it could be and there seems to be less than optimal quality control. Of the three knobs I purchased, one fit perfectly, one fit loosely, and one was sloppy loose and that was with the inserts in place. For the cost of these knobs there should be more consistent and tighter QC tolerances.
Very nice looking and definitely more eye popping than standard knobs however, they are expensive.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Sadly Disappointed

I bought the chrome with blue abalone for my fender jazz bass and they didn't fit. They made it seem that they were pretty universal fit-size

I bought the chrome with blue abalone for my fender jazz bass and they didn't fit. They made it seem that they were pretty universal fit-size

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5.0

Excellent look

By Tragg

from Detroit

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

    These knobs have a very nice look and are easy to install. I'll be ordering more.

     
    4.0

    Looks Perfect, Doesn't Function Perfect

    By Jammer456

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

        Like a lot of other reviews, I have to agree that these knobs look awesome. I was concerned that they wouldn't work on my split shaft pots, but they're advertised as being universal. Each knob comes with its own allen wrench and a brass sleeve adapter. I bought four. They all spin off-center to some degree - some worse than others. I thought the brass sleeve was supposed to take care of that. I tried repositioning it many times, with and without the sleeve, but it didn't help. Maybe I'm being a little OCD about it, but I do wish it fit better.

         
        4.0

        A nice subtle difference

        By Kyle No

        from The Bronx

        About Me Professional Musician

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Improves Look

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

            I put the purple ones on my PRS and they look sweet. The black ones weren't doing it justice, I thought. I saw these and thought they would look better than what was on there already. The feel of these are great, as well. Also they are smaller(width) than standard knobs- better for whammy bars but not for volume swells(although the grip on their sides is strong, so if your fingers are long enough...

            (2 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            WORST MUSICIANS FRIEND PURCHASE EVER.

            By Lone star

            from Texas

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Terrible Customer Service

              Best Uses

                Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                I have been buying equipment and instruments from musicians friend for a long time and i have never had such terrible service with any other order, but this was the worst.
                Musicians friend shipped the wrong order to me 5 times and charged me for extra knobs i never recieved. The customer service was no help at all, very dismissive and unresourceful. I was told several times that the my order would be checked for accuracy before being shipped but i never recieved the correct order. I will think twice before buying anything through musicians friend again.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Adds a better look for your guitar

                By THARN

                from NE-Ohio

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                    The knobs are very nice looking and they are easy to install and have a nice grip- If you ever switched out a potentiometer for volume or tone - and had a hard time forcing a 'speed knob' onto the pot- these take away the fear of breaking something because they fit onto the pot and you tightem a small side screw. I installed 2 of the natural abalone knobs on my les paul years ago when one of the Gibson speed knobs broke- now i get these when ever I get a new guitar- I wish they had a few more colors to choose from.. like a black/green combo.
                    I just put the black/blue knobs on a blue burst guitar I modded and wow- they really really look good.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Q Parts knobs

                    By Michael Brison

                    from Thousand Oaks, CA

                    Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                    I wanted chrome tele knobs with blue tops for a homemade tele I'm building - solid white body with blue/black marbleized guard. Q Parts own website only had the knobs in black and gold - not chrome. I was starting to think I was out of luck. I gave GC a shot AND THERE THEY WERE!!! Perfect for my project. Great quality, quick service. They look beautiful. I also put some red-topped chrome tele knobs on my custom candy-apple red strat. Looks great too. Thanx, GC.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Add a custom look to your guitar

                    By Robert Corbett

                    from N.C.

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Add Custom Looks
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                    • A Little Pricy

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                      These knobs really do add great looks to a guitar. I have a Trans Blue guitar that had three chrome knobs as standard. Saw these Blue Abalone and chrome knobs here at Musicians Friend and knew they would really add that WOW facgtor to my guitar. The three blue knobs really give my guitar that extra color and customized look. They cant help but add vale to the guitar as well.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great way to customize your guitar

                      By Robert Corbett

                      from N.C.

                      About Me Experienced

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Additional Customizing
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                          Saw these beautiful knobs on another site and thought I would see if Musician's Friend had them. And they did. So I bought several. They really made my guitar stand out. The guitar was trans blue, so I got the blue knobs. I also have a trans red tele and bought the mother of pearl knobs, and man do these knobs really add a touch of individually and class to a guitar. They are a little pricy, but I knew they would just add value to these guitars. They are quick and easy to put on, and comes with the little allen wrench.

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Very Nice Knobs

                          By Don Minor

                          from Independence, Missouri

                          Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                          They look outstanding and fit my guitars very well.

                           
                          5.0

                          Pricey, but Classy

                          By 1954bassman

                          from Hickory, NC

                          About Me Experienced

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Exotic
                          • Good Quality
                          • Lush

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Really Stand Out

                          Comments about Q Parts Shell Dome Knob Single:

                          This is a high quality, and very handsome product. If you want to add some bling, these knobs will trick your axe out sweetly. The abalone caps on the four knobs I got are gorgeous. highly recommended!

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