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Old 07-30-2014, 12:33 PM
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Default Motorola FDNY Knobs

I have a chance to buy a FDNY knob from a radio owner. They are for a xts3000 and 5000 models.

How much is the value for one of those knobs on how much I should pay for it? They are asking 35.00 bucks for one of those knobs.

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I don't think these knobs are available from "M" anymore, so sellers can ask any price they want.
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Motorola FDNY XTS 3000 5000 Radio Knob | eBay

Here you go with only a few left.
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Correct since they are discontinued items a seller can ask anything for it. They look like molded clones though. Either way same thing I suppose.
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Wow. If you melt em' down are they lined with gold?
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You betcha platinum all the way. With this type equipment it is what demand is and since it's discontinued by /\/\ a person with spare parts can bank off it. I tend to buy spares while items are in Stock also to prevent needing a part later and paying dear.
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The best part is the "FDNY" knobs aren't even used on our XTS3500's......
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Actually I bought one of these knobs for the 35 bucks and boy I love the knob. I know it was a little costly but that knob snapped on so perfect and it is snug as a rug. Very happy. Since I have big fingers and hands its just so much easier for the volume up and down and the on and off with ease now. I bet if you buy some quantity then you can probably get the price down.

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Looks like you can make one now cheap.

http://communications.support/showthread.php?t=7075

Also looks like there is another modified knob here as well.

http://communications.support/showthread.php?t=7202

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I have some of those modified knobs. I like it better then the original. With 3d printing anything is possible.
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I have a couple of the new knobs and I knew they were good because I can hold the knob that is on the radio and swing it around and it is so snug as a rug and does not fall off. Also, there is a center rubber pin in the middle of the knob that fits into the plastic insert to hold the knob.

That was the best selling point of these knobs. A little steep on the price but awesome FDNY knob

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