Originally Posted by rscott5028
I had never considered replacing one of mine since I'm not setup to do proper welding in my garage. But, I like the sound of your method.
Did you buy or make your fixture?
Also, do you feel that the factory handle/weld is strong enough on a 700 to handle the extra leverage that a larger knob might allow?
I've seen a few photos of broken bolt handles and wondered what kind of abuse it takes to break one.
I never really paid attention to whether those examples were factory or after-market handles and/or knobs.