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I've had mine for a bit over 2 weeks, it's a heavy knob, it works :) As you said, flicks are now much easier

Didn't notice the edge you mention, but I'm sure it's there, did find the wrinkle surface finish to be perfect. I didn't use the loctite, as I adjusted the included nut, to the point I could tightly screw on the knob with the right orientation and height I like. Doesn't come loose at all.

I've paid upwards to $120 for various knobs on other cars, I think the price here is average for what you're getting.
 

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Cover it with leather and Im in. I hate metal knobs (giggity)
 

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Got mine a week ago, I'll share any variance in opinion around the same time! So far I agree with you. The size, as I have smaller hands, is almost a few mm too big for me but the weight is pretty cool. It conducts 110 degree AZ heat like a ****ing silver bar.
 

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Does the stock shift knob just screw off?
 

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I dont understand why weve accepted this stupidity as normal.

Get a crown royal bag, dont rest your hand on it, get a sock... If I wanted to look like I was in high school pretending to be in college, Id do all those things.

Or I could demand a not metallic object in my car where I dont want one.

Leather. Its amazing.
 

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I've always had metal shift knobs. My favorite by far is titanium. I tried a few leather ones and they just didn't feel right, plus you'll wear them out fast and they'll look like crap. I've always just used a soft pouch/case. It keeps the knob from being too cold/hot. It only gets too hot when there is direct sunlight on it, so you can also just cover it with something. And I have yet to see a leather knob that looks better than a ball type metal one.
 

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I've been driving manuals since 1985. I've always left my hand resting on the shift knob and I've never once damaged a transmission. That guy in the video can go take a flying leap off of a short pier. :)
I'm not sure it would apply to most cases, but some cars it's a no-no. I come from a background of B13 Sentra SE-R's and they along with early 90's Nissan NX vehicles had an issue with "5th gear pop-out". Often caused by resting your hand on the shifter.
 

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I'm not sure it would apply to most cases, but some cars it's a no-no. I come from a background of B13 Sentra SE-R's and they along with early 90's Nissan NX vehicles had an issue with "5th gear pop-out". Often caused by resting your hand on the shifter.
I've owned and driven such a wide array of manual vehicles and, as it has never happened, is not even remotely on my radar. I'll continue driving every manual I'll ever own with my hand resting on the shifter. :)
 

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I've owned and driven such a wide array of manual vehicles and, as it has never happened, is not even remotely on my radar. I'll continue driving every manual I'll ever own with my hand resting on the shifter. :)
Just sayin', it is a thing. ;)
 
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