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The Color of Triumph
Customize your guitar with a bold look in no time at all
What is a "triumph"?
A Roman Triumph was a public ceremony in ancient Rome
to celebrate the success of a military commander
who had led the state forces to victory.
The general would don a crown of laurel,
dress in purple & gold regalia,
and was known to paint the face RED.
(The color of Rome's most prominent deity, Mars)
the Vir Trimphalis
or "man of triumph"
was celebrated as king for a day,
and just out of reach from divinity.
much like the Imperial Blue knobs,
these feature a deep pearlescent color
and a "cat's eye" chatoyant effect.
So no matter what angle you see these from,
there's a rich & powerful color jumping out at you.
The knobs also feel substantial in your hand.
You'll notice that as soon as you pick one up,
they are HEAVY.
Each one features a knurled texture
so you have a strong grip every time
you're ready to rock & roll.
Perhaps the most distinct feature though,
is the UV-reactive dot inlays.
They are available in an aqua blue or green glow.
They can be charged with sunlight,
(most flashlights work ok too)
but instantly radiate a vibrant color under UV blacklight.
These knobs are the slip-on type with a snug fit.
They are for "coarse" knurled potentiometers only.
To be 100% of the fitment,
simply remove one of your existing knobs
and count the splines, they should look like this:
Each knob measures about 20mm (.79inches) in diameter,
and about 21mm (.82inches) in height.
Each knob is sold individually
Glow shots taken immediately after a quick burst of a UV flashlight
“Quality is never an accident.
It is always the result of high intention,
sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution.
It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”
~William A. Foster (MOH Recipient, 1945)
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