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Sinister
08-27-2006, 06:37 PM
I dropped my Digitech DeathMetal footswitch and the low-frequency EQ knob broke off (but I'm not sure if it's really broken or only dislodged from the socket). Does anyone know of something I could do to make sure it stays put ?

coke_a_holic
08-27-2006, 06:39 PM
If the rod that the knob rests on consists of 2 small pieces that have a space in between them, make the space a little farther apart to keep it in place. I had to do that with the volume knob on my guitar.

Sinister
08-27-2006, 06:41 PM
it's more like a sort of smaller knob with a hole in the middle and a part lower than the rest that aligns with the position-indicator line on the knob.


edit : I'll try and take a picture.
re-edit: fuck, no camera.

Little_Miss_1565
08-27-2006, 07:33 PM
Super glue?

Corpse
08-28-2006, 04:41 AM
Super glue?

If that went wrong, you wouldn't be able to move the knob.

Little_Miss_1565
08-28-2006, 08:22 AM
If that went wrong, you wouldn't be able to move the knob.

Only if you glued it to the pedal housing rather than the metal knob bit.

Corpse
08-28-2006, 08:26 AM
Only if you glued it to the pedal housing rather than the metal knob bit.

Well surely gluing it to the metal knob bit would be considered doing it wrong :p .

Sinister
08-28-2006, 08:28 AM
Upon further investigation I'm pretty sure the knob itself is broken. Two questions now - Is knob replacement possible? (otherwise I'd have to buy a new footswitch); how should I go about warranty and such considering I bought it during a trip in the US, but live in Canada ?

Little_Miss_1565
08-28-2006, 09:46 AM
Well surely gluing it to the metal knob bit would be considered doing it wrong :p .

Only if you don't know how a pedal is put together, which it appears you don't.

Little_Miss_1565
08-28-2006, 09:47 AM
Upon further investigation I'm pretty sure the knob itself is broken. Two questions now - Is knob replacement possible? (otherwise I'd have to buy a new footswitch); how should I go about warranty and such considering I bought it during a trip in the US, but live in Canada ?

What make is it, Sinister? I'd say try going to the company website.

Sinister
08-28-2006, 09:49 AM
(as mentioned in the first post) it's a Digitech.

DeAtHsTaR
08-28-2006, 11:28 AM
I dropped my Digitech DeathMetal footswitch and the low-frequency EQ knob broke off (but I'm not sure if it's really broken or only dislodged from the socket). Does anyone know of something I could do to make sure it stays put ?
Stop playing death metal. Problem solved.

Sinister
08-28-2006, 11:43 AM
I don't play death metal; Furthermore, I have nothing to do with Digitech's decision of naming their most powerful distortion footswitch "Death Metal". I bought it for the sound, not for the name.