Which knobs for this Les Paul?

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  1. poolshark

    poolshark Supporting Member

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    Just finished a few tweaks to my new Les Paul CM, pictured below, and I'm thinking new knobs are in the pipe. Any ideas?

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  2. RJLII

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    Black reflectors or witch hats.
     
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  3. aiq

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    If it was mine I would put unmarked ebony on there.
     
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  4. Tommy Biggs

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    Clear speed knobs. AKA hat box knobs.
     
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  5. doc

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    I'd go for either the knurled chrome (or better, nickel if they're out there) you sometimes see on Telecasters, or with wood that matches the fretboard if possible.
     
  6. monty

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    Yeah, tele ones.
    That guitar looks champ BTW.
     
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  7. jlb32

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    Reflectors IMO would look good. The chrome caps would match your hardware and the black bottoms match the darkness of the guitar. Personally hate wooden knobs.
     
  8. Jason_77

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    Gold reflector. The gold will pick up on the warm undertones of the color of the wood. The reflector will add pop.
     
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    I would look at black speed knobs or nickel tele knobs.
     
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    Of all the cosmetic choices I have ever had an opinion about, I think this particular guitar would make any knob chosen look great.

    I was completely floored by the pic and couldn't scroll down to read the post for a good 30 seconds.
     
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  11. gmann

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    I was thinking black reflector as my 1st suggestion but, unmarked ebony, that would look perfect on this guitar.
     
  12. gmann

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    What guitar is this, where did you get it? It is badass lookin'! Very cool!
     
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    Another vote for tele knobs. Brass ones.
     
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    I vote for Gibson reflector knobs with silver inserts


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  16. poolshark

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    Thanks for the recommendations! I've been considering a bunch of this stuff. Could do metal knobs, like a set of Glendale Grip-O-Matics in their raw deal finish. Or some aged gold Gibson bonnets could look good, though rosewood would match the fretboard. Clear would look cool (and show off the pots underneath), and even the black is growing on me. Wish I could try them all without spending a fortune. :crazy
     
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  18. PBGas

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    Chrome speed knobs. You already have the bridge and pickup chrome. Match it up and off to the races! Enjoy!
     
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