Tuner Upgrade

Discussion in 'Squier Tele Forum' started by JK202, Feb 12, 2019.

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  1. JK202

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    Assuming you want something with original fit you'll have to provide some information. Are they the Fender 2 pin style?
     
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    Nobody can tell you what will fit without knowing what you have now. The 2 sets you asked about are completely different--- Post pictures of what you are trying to replace.
     
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    I gave my crystal ball a hard look.
    Unfortunately I can't see what guitar you have :)
     
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    Thx Warrent; mine is a 2018 Squier Bullet Telecaster. I'm not interested in widening holes in the head stock.

    JK
     
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    Thx Sconnie. I'm inclined to agree. I'll suss this out more and see if they're " plug 'n play" :) Cheers!

    JK
     
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    Doh! That would help eh... Squier Bullet Tele :)
     
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  16. Chunkocaster

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    There's no such thing as an upgrade tuner for original vintage style tuners with the poke string down centre of post arrangement unless they are broken in a freak accident imo.

    That second pic doesn't show the posts. Look for original fender vintage tuners, classic vibe tuners , original klusons or gotoh, ping equivalents with the hole in the centre of the post.
     
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  17. warrent

    warrent Friend of Leo's

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    First of all are you sure that it's your tuners? Is the guitar still under warranty?

    you could change them to the following if you want:

    new squier tuners:
    https://darrenriley.com/store/fender-squier-tuners-0055401000/

    New fender standard tuners as used on the american standard(check with the vendor to make sure they fit)
    https://darrenriley.com/store/fender-american-standard-tuners-0990820100/

    or these gotoh's which will require drilling one hole per tuner. (check with the vendor to make sure they fit)
    https://darrenriley.com/store/gotoh-chrome-6-in-line-mini-tuners-tk-0760-010/

    Remove one of your tuners to be sure but they should look like this:
    IMG_1859.jpg

    So you want to buy something similar
     
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