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Gotoh Large Schaller-style Knob 3+3 Tuning Machines

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Gotoh Large Schaller-style Knob 3+3 Tuning Machines Chrome

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Item # 0903
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Gotoh Large Schaller-style Knob 3+3 Tuning Machines Black

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Gotoh Large Schaller-style Knob 3+3 Tuning Machines Gold

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Gotoh Large Schaller-style Knob 3+3 Tuning Machines

About This Item

Featuring precision 16:1 ratio, sealed lubrication, cast housings and removable metal knobs, these are some of the finest tuners available.

The large metal Schaller-style knob is the same as found on many modern guitars. 10mm (13/32")-diameter pegholes required. Sets include mounting screws and threaded hex bushings.


Installation Tips

Mounting screws: Pilot holes required. Installing delicate screws into hard wood requires great care and accuracy. We highly recommend the #1711 Depth-stop Drill Bit (No.50 bit) for the pilot hole before installing these screws. Lubricate the screw threads with cutting lubricant (also wax or a bar of soap) to reduce friction and help them thread properly.


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    • 0903
    • 0.515 lbs. (0.23 kg)
    • 0903-B
    • 0.516 lbs. (0.23 kg)
    • 0903-G
    • 0.521 lbs. (0.24 kg)

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5.0

Better than what I had, but required some extra work

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Bought the Gotoh SG381 tuners in black and they really look sharp on my Cherry
Red Epiphone SG. They are much smoother than the original Wilkinson Deluxe 14:1
tuners, have much better cast bodies, seem to stay in tune better, look much
cooler, and are reasonably priced. I will post photo later, if that's possible.

Unfortunately the threaded bushings are rather short at 10.5mm and certainly
NOT long enough for the ~17mm thick SG headstock. Because StewMac does not
sell any threaded bushings separately I was forced to find them elsewhere.

3.0

OK

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Build quality and finish are top notch. Tuning up is very smooth, and they hold their tune, but, they have a significant amount of backlash - more than I'd expect. (It's not my nut, I've compared three sets of tuners on the same guitar and nut). The backlash isn't a deal breaker, because you should only be tuning "up", and if you go sharp, you go tune well below the note, and tune up again…but the backlash still bothers me. I have tried numerous sets of Gotoh that did not have this problem. I don't know whats up with this particular set. Btw…I just gave up and got Waverlys.

5.0

Great tuners

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Have used these and 6 in line on most of my recent guitars. Look good. Nice size. Well made.

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