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Old 10-04-2013, 12:13 PM   #15
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Lowes sells them in the mower/ parts section

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Old 10-04-2013, 12:17 PM   #16
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I believe that they went out of fashion about the time as the Edsel!!


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Old 10-04-2013, 12:38 PM   #17
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I have seen these "suicide knobs" for sale at Walmart. Quite surprised as far as I know they are illegal where I live.
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Old 10-04-2013, 01:40 PM   #18
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They are all over even Auto Zone. I think they are a bad idea.

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Old 10-04-2013, 02:00 PM   #19
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I have one of these on my boat's wheel, but I don't want one on the motorhome. It is a beautiful, heavy-duty ball-bearing, polished stainless steel knob. I wouldn't be without it on my boat.

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Old 10-04-2013, 05:53 PM   #20
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I do not know about the legality of those wrist breaker knobs but last I knew J.C.Witney had 'em on hand. Google is your friend.

I would not put one on myself.
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Old 10-04-2013, 07:09 PM   #21
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I have had one on every motor home I owned incl our new Phaeton and will never be without one. As mentioned they are sold every where in most auto parts stores. Nice when turning as well as backing up.
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I have one on a tractor that I drive around the property in heavy timber and brush and it is great for tight maneuvering but I don't see the benefit of having one on the RV that is mostly driven down the highway. If the RV is used a lot in tight turning areas it might be useful but ?? Just my opinion. That said I do remember having one on my 49 Ford many years ago and it was great being able to have my right arm around my girlfriend and steer with the suicide nob with the left hand/arm.
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Old 10-05-2013, 07:24 AM   #23
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Search: steering knob | Steering Wheel Spinner Knob | AutoZone.com
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Old 10-05-2013, 12:24 PM   #24
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60 years ago, I had one on a '51 ford. It had a naked lady on it. Wish I still had her and the Ford. Eddie Elk.
Still got mine naked lady and all. Course I don't use it anymore............
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Still got mine naked lady and all. Course I don't use it anymore............
Ahhhhhh, the venerable Brody knob!
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I'm a stroke survivor and my left arm is still about 80% paralyzed so Ill be buying one as Ill need it for another two years.

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