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Guitar Fetish tuners

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Sjnoring, May 13, 2017.

  1. Sjnoring

    Sjnoring Tele-Afflicted

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    StrangerNY Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    I've bought a couple of sets of the Wilkinson locking tuners and those work really well.

    I've bought a bunch of stuff from GFS, though. Rarely disappointed.

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    Not tuners, but I've bought hardware and small stuff from GFS and not really disappointed with anything, either. Especially if you're on a budget, it gets the job done.
     
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    I have bought two sets of tuners from GFS and I'm happy with them.
    If happy means that I have no tuning issues with either of the two guitars I bought them for.
     
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    Bought two sets of those exact tuners, 1 in chrome and 1 in black. No tuning issues with either. They were solid.
     
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    awasson Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Well, I guess you already know I like them.

    I've got those on my Telecaster and GFS' Wilkinson vintage style split tuners on my Strat. Both sets are solid.

    Those ones in particular Gotoh/Sperzel style tuners are wicked good on my Telecaster. It never goes out of tune. I've got a Tusq nut on that guitar too so that also plays into the equation.
     
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    I've bought about six sets for my partscaster guitars...... they work great! I like the staggered post heights. They stay in tune! I also like the lipstick pickups a lot!
     
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    A bonus with those tuners is that the 10mm nut that acts a bushing also holds the tuners to the headstock. This means you can line up the tunes are a straight edge, snug up the 10mm nuts, inspect everything and mark the holes for the mountings. With a long enough bit, you can even drill the mounting holes with the tuners in place.

    I had mine on for about 6 months without actually drilling and installing the mounting screws because the 10mm bushing nuts held everything together just fine.

    Great tuners.
     
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    Same here I used the Black set and they work and have held up well.
     
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    I have used them, they are good. Sometimes the shipping cost is too much for small items and that stops me from buying them.
     
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    Notice the tuners on my Carvin IMG_0665.JPG
    These are tops and never go out of tune.
     
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    The Tusq nut is going on too. If you buy a Squire just plan on changing the nut. This looks like it was cut by someone chewing on it. I almost requested a new one as a warranty claim but they'd just replace it with more crap which would soon be replaced anyway. I'm also going to get a Gotoh bridge so this thing is going to play and stay in tune like a much higher priced axe.
     
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