new control knobs for LP standard

maxxi

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i want to get a new set of control knobs for my LP standard +(HCSB), but i cant decide between gold reflectors or gold speed knobs

anyone got a few pics with one of these sets?


pic of the guitar in question:

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Gold speed knobs on my Tribute Plus:

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Gold reflectors on my JB LP:

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Without stating the obvious, you can see what my opinion is...

Experiment... an easily reversible mod

Better yet, ask your right hand's opinion: which feels and functions better while playing?
 

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I like reflectors but my other LP has dome knobs so it takes some getting used to when switching over.

speed knobs for your particular finish.
 

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Speed knobs for tone then reflectors for volume(vice versa) :naughty:
 

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Gold reflectors on my JB LP:

JBLP1.jpg

Sometimes it's absolutely clear what the right choice is like this ^ :thumb:

Other times it's personal choice; yours I would say, is personal choice.:hmm:
 

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I have a Tribute Plus that looks a lot like your standard. I didn't like the look of the gold speed knobs that came with it and replaced with gold reflector knobs. IMO it looks way better now.
 

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X–Ray;4443819 said:
Without stating the obvious, you can see what my opinion is...

Experiment... an easily reversible mod

Better yet, ask your right hand's opinion: which feels and functions better while playing?


Ditto ... I think the reflectors look excellent, but my fingers get along much better with the speedo knobs...ymmv

Knobs are cheap, get a set of each and see what "feels" better to you, ...unless you're solely concerned with looks (i.e., always leave knobs dimed, as some players do, then style would indeed be most important....I have no issue with this, spent a couple decades with my knobs maxed before I started playing with 'em...heh)
 

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Reflectors.
 

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gold-golden reflectors - looks very nice on a honeyburst.

and a pic to compare it

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my other Les Paul, black-silver reflectors

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& the status quo, all together

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hb, hcs, hb, ebony
 

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Buy a set of each!

If you use your knobs a lot while playing, the speed knobs are so much easier and faster, hence the name. If you leave everything on 10 all the time, then it's just a matter of what looks better to you.
 

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