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Knobs Vs. Handles  
User currently offlineMilliVanilli From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 2 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 927 times:

Ok, before anyone tries to be funny, let's get this out of the way.

Do you have a preference between knobs and handles? I surely prefer handles. Here's why:

-knobs are just boring.
-knobs tend to break
-knobs are ugly
-knobs aren't stylish (yeah, I'm sure there are some cool knobs around, but in general)

-handles give you a firmer grip
-handles are attached at 2 points rather than 1, making them more stable.
-handles in general are more versatile

Sure, there are some downsides to handles...

-you can get your hand stuck in the handle
-wood handles can give you splinters if not maintained properly (the onus here, of course, is on the owner for proper maintainance)
-you have to wrap your hand around the handle where with knobs you can just grab

Right now my dresser has knobs.  Sad They were cheaper.

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User currently offlineSaloth Sar From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 907 times:

Mine are handles...and you're right they are more stable.

User currently offlineBWIrwy4 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 940 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 888 times:

Handles of course. Knobs are always falling off. I hate them.

User currently offlineSEVEN_FIFTY7 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 957 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 885 times:


And I need someone to do a nice spit-shine job on mine this weekend. (I know you warned us, but I just couldnt...)

User currently offlineSeb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 12458 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 878 times:

(I am SOOO glad there is an "edit post" button here...)

Life in the wall is a drag.
User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 33
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 879 times:

I'm afraid Handles wins, just so much easier!

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