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Shaft Extensions / Panel Bearings

My upcoming preamp project will need a long shaft extension from the rear-mounted selector switch. From past experience, I know that 1/4" panel bearings often don't hold the shaft in position very well. They tend to create more side play than when a switch or pot is mounted directly to the panel, and sometimes they even rattle if the knob is "flicked" with a finger. I'm wondering if anyone has found an alternative to these bushings, maybe something made from hard-wearing plastic or other material? I have the machinery to DIY a solution, but I'd rather spend my time doing circuit design or wiring.

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Topic - Shaft Extensions / Panel Bearings - Triode_Kingdom 19:23:55 07/10/17 (12)


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