Silver lettered pick up selector switch poker chip

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I've been looking for a decent poker chip that's black with silver lettering. Anyone know where I can get one? It seems siver lettering is hard to come by
 

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I know that gold letters are for a Standard and white letters are for Special, I don' t remember poker chip with silver letters.
 

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I appreciate the insight. I changed my pot knobs and they have silver lettering. A little OCD wants them to match.
 

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Make a search "Gibson selector washer"
 

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How about NO lettering?
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The easy part of this mod is that you just go down to the hardware
store and buy a stainless steel washer with a 1/2" hole.
It costs less than a dollar.
Now you don't have anybody telling you which pickup to use to play whatever you play.

I don't like plastic things on my guitar, and I prefer to remove them
whenever possible. I ended up getting a set of witch hat knobs for this instrument. and endure the plastic because I want the witch hat knobs. If somebody made witch hats in ebony, I'd buy them in a minute.

I'd prefer knobs that go to 11...
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How about NO lettering?
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The easy part of this mod is that you just go down to the hardware
store and buy a stainless steel washer with a 1/2" hole.
It costs less than a dollar.
Now you don't have anybody telling you which pickup to use to play whatever you play.

I don't like plastic things on my guitar, and I prefer to remove them
whenever possible. I ended up getting a set of witch hat knobs for this instrument. and endure the plastic because I want the witch hat knobs. If somebody made witch hats in ebony, I'd buy them in a minute.

I'd prefer knobs that go to 11...
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Yeah, I didn't have the poker chip on until recently but decided to add it for a change. Maybe you're right and I should remove it again until I get the one I want or just leave it off.
 

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or drill a hole in a REAL poker chip and use that... *Grins
or a silver fifty cent piece.

I don't really get it about Gibson's "Rhythm/Treble" dichotomy.
Maybe it's from the early days of Les Paul guitars when Gibson thought they should indicate how to use the instrument.
But that was seventy years ago.
So I don't think it's worth fussing over. You can get a custom switch washer that says Neck/Bridge if you want. Or Guns/Rockets
Or my favorite: Bite/Sting... you get the idea.

We had a whole thread on this forum about what guys would like their poker chip to say. There were a lot of great dichotomies submitted by members. Nobody thought Rhythm/Treble was meaningful.
Mine don't say anything. They don't need to.
 

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Col, what about Top Hats in ebony?
Allparts has ebony wood knobs too.
These are PK 3197 OEO 18-spline metric. Probably not the correct fit but maybe they have the correct ones too?

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Do it yourself with white letters poker chip and a very small paint brush.

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This being Everything SG dot com...the Guitar you want the chip for is an SG ?

GIBSON lUSA left the Poker Chip off of the 2017 SG Standard..... as well as the 2017 Les Paul Standards and they did not mount the Pickguard on the Lester either but at least it was included in the HS Case. unlike the Poker Chips...I thought it was a cheap A$$ move by GIBSON USA (One more time !) and went out and got them immediately for both guitars....I though it should have been on the guitars from JUMP Street.......the guitars looked naked without them...... Les Paul's Standards should look like Les Paul Standards...I could leave Poker Chip off the SG but nah, put one on N E Way.

Silver lettering, IDK....Good luck finding one.
 
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Col, what about Top Hats in ebony?
You and Dan are right, those ebony top hats are beautiful and much better than any plastic thing.
I bought some, and installed them on my silver burst SG, but ended up wanting witch hats for that instrument.

I put the Ebony top hats on my bass, and they go really well with the wood.
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If you are putting new knobs on your SG (or any instrument) you have to be careful about the number of splines on the shaft of the pot. As Dan mentioned. They don't fit every set of pots.
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They do look well with the walnut pick guard and control cover, and the ash body.
I liked them too because they had no numbers on them just one white dot.
If the numbers don't go to 11, then I don't care for them really. But I also did like
Papagayo suggested. I painted a small white stripe on the top of the knob, so I could
see where the dot was. *grins. I used a VERY small brush, and some craft paint.

Craft paint is easy to use, but it wears off as you can see.

But do remember to check the splines on your pots before ordering new knobs.
 

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Black & white

 


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