Waverly Guitar Tuners with Butterbean Knobs, for Solid Pegheads

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Waverly Guitar Tuners with Butterbean Knobs, for Solid Pegheads Nickel, 3L/3R

Nickel, 3L/3R

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Waverly Guitar Tuners with Butterbean Knobs, for Solid Pegheads Gold, 3L/3R

Gold, 3L/3R

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Waverly Guitar Tuners with Butterbean Knobs, for Solid Pegheads Relic nickel, 3L/3R

Relic nickel, 3L/3R

Item # 4076
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Waverly Guitar Tuners with Butterbean Knobs, for Solid Pegheads

The choice of renowned guitarmakers for their finest instruments.
"They hold their tune and look superb…of course I recommend Waverly."—Dick Boak, Martin Guitars

With Waverly tuners, your guitar plays in tune and stays in tune. Their acclaimed design, precise 16:1 gear ratio, long-life stainless steel/bronze construction, and smooth, reliable operation have made them the favorite of renowned guitarmakers and musicians for their finest instruments.

Waverly tuners offer modern precision with vintage style. Try our relic nickel finish, an antique look for vintage and reproduction guitars.

Martin, Gibson, Collings, Santa Cruz, Huss & Dalton, Sams, Bourgeois and other guitarmakers specify Waverly tuners for their top-line instruments.

Why do the pros choose Waverly tuners?

Smoother, more efficient tuning.
Waverly's renowned gear mechanism is second to none. Waverly tuners feature a proven, precisely machined design ensuring accurate, efficient gear alignment. Nylon worm gear bushings enhance the smooth feel. The result: looseness is eliminated—your guitar plays in tune and stays in tune.

Longer life with less wear.
Waverly's stainless steel worm gear and machined bronze alloy string post gear are more durable than the brass gears used in other tuners.

Vintage details.
The look is right at home on vintage-style instruments. Authentic "Butterbean" knobs (a description coined by the late Martin historian Mike Longworth) are solid brass, not die-cast, with the historically-correct shape not found on other modern tuners.

The sturdy steel baseplates have the authentic 1930s footprint. String posts are vintage-style tapered 1/4"-diameter brass, with press -fit knurled brass hex bushings to fit 11/32"-diameter pegholes. Slot-head mounting screws complete the vintage look; there are no additional holes to drill on many older Martins and Gibsons.

The cure for sweet old guitars with cranky old tuners!
Waverly Relics make your vintage or reproduction instrument look and tune as good as it sounds. The special relic nickel finish has that authentic "played for 80 years" patina that makes shiny new tuners look out of place on a fine old guitar. Set of 3-left/3-right, with bushings and screws.

Conversion peghead bushings are also available for retrofitting Waverly tuners into larger Gotoh, Grover or Schaller pegholes, without doweling and redrilling. A Stewart-MacDonald exclusive!

Peghead Bushing Reamer for Waverly Guitar Tuners
Need the right fit? Our slow-speed Bushing Reamer cuts the correct 11/32" counterbore for trouble-free installation of Waverly press-fit peghead bushings.

Waverly Tuning Machines: The Choice of Renowned Guitarmakers
Bear Creek
Bedell Guitars
Froggy Bottom
Huss & Dalton
Paul Reed Smith     
Santa Cruz

"They hold their tune and look superb…of course I recommend Waverly." —Dick Boak, Martin Guitars

"Our favorite tuners." —Collings Guitars

"The best tuning keys on the market." —Tony Rice

"Anyone using a lesser tuner is making their life more difficult." —Jorma Kaukonen

"Fast and precise retuning on stage or in the studio is no longer a problem, and finally the tuning machines look as good as the instrument. What did we do before Waverlys?" —Steve James, Austin TX

"Fast tuning on stage or in the recording studio…smooth action and good weight." —Herb Pedersen

"They work as beautifully as they look. The very best!" —Jim Merrill, Merrill Guitars

"Simply the best tuners available for acoustic guitars—I wouldn't use anything else." —Dakota Dave Hull

"Like putting a Rolex on your guitar!" —M.J. Franks Guitars

Trade Secrets!

Waverly upgrade: replacing the factory tuners on your Martin

Erick Coleman responds to a question in the online lutherie forums: What's involved in replacing Martin factory tuners with a new set of Waverly machines?

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 4060
    • 0.574 lbs. (0.26 kg)
    • 4060-G
    • 0.584 lbs. (0.26 kg)
    • 4076
    • 0.606 lbs. (0.27 kg)

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Outstanding Quality Tuners

(Customer's Reviews)

I have now replaced the tuners on my Martin CEO-7 and Martin M-36 with Butter Bean Relic and the standard chrome finish models, respectively. Installing these tuners made a massive improvement on the standard CEO-7 tuners and a great aesthetic improvement to my M-36. These tuners are clearly manufactured to the highest standards.


I got the gold

(Customer's Reviews)

This is my third set. I can no longer live with anything less on any guitar that I play a lot - they are very precise, have very little backlash, and hold their tune really well. They have no competitors…unfortunately.
I replaced a set of tuners that used a 3/8 hole and threaded shaft mount. I used a set of conversion bushings, which worked fine. However, I wish Waverly would consider making a line of tuners that used the threaded shaft mount for when you're replacing those kind of tuners. I'm using Waverly for their performance quality, and not their vintage spec…it's kind of annoying to have to get conversion bushings and put in multiple screws to hold the tuner into the headstock when the guitar didn't have that to begin with.


New Tuners, 1973 Martin D-35

(Customer's Reviews)

I am the original owner of my 1973 Martin D-35. I was skeptical of replacing my original Grovers as they worked but were irritating how the set screw would come loose and I’d either under or over tighten the set screw. They worked but not easily. I decided to buy the Waverley chrome butterbean tuners and have them installed. The D-35 needed the 10 mm bushings which was extra. The result was awesome. I can’t believe how beautiful the Waverley’s look on the guitar. I went with the hex nut. Stunning! The feel and operability of these tuners is a pretty big step up from the original Grovers. Highly recommend!!

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