Can anyone identify these tuners?

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Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by SadFuzz » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:35 pm

Wanting to put locking tuners on my JM, do not like the split shaft.
This is what I'm going for and wondered if anyone here knows the brand or a similar set.

http://www.sonicyouth.com/mustang/eq/gtr40f.jpg
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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:41 am

Could be anything, almost, from that angle. My guess would be Schaller - but what do I know? Schallers would give you what you're looking for, though.

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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by Larry Mal » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:56 am

Yeah, they look like the modern Fender two pin type that is based on the Schallers. Not what I would recommend for a conversion from vintage type tuners since there is usually two guide pins that would need to have holes drilled to accommodate. There's better choices.
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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by StevenO » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:20 am

I identify them as being ugly as fuck... :whistle:

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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by SadFuzz » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:46 am

Ooft I like them tbh.
I'd be replacing the split shaft's in my squier.
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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by StevenO » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:02 pm

They look quite clunky and never seem to be any better than say a vintage-ish correct Gotoh replacement.

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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by beauzooka » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:16 pm

Gotoh makes vintage styled locking tuners. They look right and you won't have to drill any new holes:

https://www.stewmac.com/Hardware_and_Pa ... uners.html

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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by Larry Mal » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:42 pm

That's a good choice, look into Kluson Revolution locking tuners, also. The best tuners out there at the moment.
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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by marqueemoon » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:28 pm

Gotoh also make vintage-style locking tuner with the thumbwheel in staggered and non staggered flavors.

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Re: Can anyone identify these tuners?

Post by SadFuzz » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:36 am

I know, I just dislike the look of the vintage style ones, they look really weedy.
I've had a look at klusons they seem up my street.
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