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PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:18 am 
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Hey guys,

In case you have not seen my post in the General Discussion area, I just got an X710. It needs a bit of TLC, but it is solid as a rock. One of the items on the "to-do" list is to replace the broken toggle switches for the MPC effects.

They function but are broken off at where the metal insert stops inside the plastic.

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If anyone has any that are laying around they can spare, or sell, please let me know.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:08 pm 
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Electra MPC Toggle Switch - I hope this is it:

From Radio Shack:
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062513

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:30 pm 
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RCSBlues wrote:
Electra MPC Toggle Switch - I hope this is it:

From Radio Shack:
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... Id=2062513

RCSBlues
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Holy junk man, nice find! I think I will give these a shot. I had my first show with the Outlaw (Josey Wails as I can him, and yes the Wails is spelled that way intentionally) and switching on an off the effects without the full toggle was pretty inconvenient.

Cheers man!

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 1:27 pm 
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Give us an update if and when you purchased these and if they indeed are the correct ones.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:42 pm 
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Well, I did pick them up and from a looking them over they sure seem to be the right ones. I haven't had an opportunity to have them put in yet, been too busy. It is a good kind of busy though, I am buying a house!

I plan on getting them installed in the next week or two though. I will give my Electra brethren and update as soon as I get the finished product back.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:46 pm 
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I think I need one of these for one of my guitars.
Hooray!
I'm just too lazy to look for myself.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:12 pm 
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Glad for the feedback;
I'm going to order a few and put them away for the time I might need them;
The price is right too.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:08 pm 
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I installed those new Radio Shack switches today. Functionally and looks-wise, they are identical. However, installing them into the cavity required a bit of opening up as they are slightly larger and wouldn't sit straight in there. I had to take a tiny bit of material out of the corners:

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I hope that helps. Other than that little bit, it was an easy swap. :)


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 5:00 am 
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Good job! They look like they are original.

Thanks for the update.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:01 am 
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Thanks for the update Formula. Those look great. I have not had the opportunity to get mine put in yet, so I appreciate the heads up about the size of them.

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Josey Wails.... great name :up:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:20 am 
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Rixter wrote:
Josey Wails.... great name :up:


Thanks man

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:50 pm 
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Didn't realize just how large these are.
Definitely won't fit my Phoenix.

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