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What replacement knobs fit and work best for 1950 Gibson ES300

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Hello all- Does anyone have any advice on what replacement knobs would fit and work best on a 1950 Gibson ES300 ?  There are three knobs needed - 2  for the volume and 1 for the master tone-  Thank you !

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thanks for the quick response- I tried some standard ones from Guitar Center but they dont fit ?  not sure if the pegs are a little thicker on these older guitars ?

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update - the pots on my guitar are totally smooth so they dont have any splines - I am assuming I would need a set screw knob?  just not sure if the original knob on the 1950 Gibson ES300 used set screw knobs ?

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My dad's 1951 ES 300 (now my brother's) is the first guitar I played . It too needs knobs as 1 of the original got lost due to the post hole deterioration causing a loose fit. The remaining 2 were damaged from glue being used to keep them on . I looked for the original style, can't find them anywhere . They are deep barrel knobs (gold) with no set screw or splines . I drilled out some Les Paul knobs to fit but had to touch up the paint after drilling. I used black knobs to make color match up easy . Not ideal but they worked .

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