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Vintage-Style String Retainer

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The late '40s early '50s Fender string tree used on Broadcasters, Telecasters®, and Stratocasters®.

Individual 3/8"-diameter retainer holds down two strings. Mounting screw included.

Pilot holes required: Installing delicate screws such as these into hard maple requires great care and accuracy. We highly recommend using a 3/32" 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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5.0

Hard to find these elsewhere!

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Put them on my Squier and they work and look great. This is a no-brainer purchase for those looking to replace the 'bent scrap' string trees.

5.0

Perfect replacement retainer

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Perfect replacement retainer for my old "Tele"

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Perfect

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I was restoring an early 50's Tele copy for a friend and these completed the look perfectly. They're solidly built & glide nice & easy.

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Wouldn't use another kind

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These are great! Vintage look, but a more substantial feel! Easy to install and fixed the nut break-angle issues with a bolt-on neck.

5.0

Great String Tree!!!

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Got this for a tele style guitar project i was working on, other places wanted 3 times as much, and you couldn't ask for a better tree! Really great quality!!!

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Vintage-Style String Retainer

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just exellent!

5.0

String Retainer

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Bought this to replace the stock retainer on my Mexican Tele. Great fit and easy to install. Looks much better than the stock "bent scrap" looking tree.

5.0

Vintage String Retainer.

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I installed one on E&B strings on my parts Tele. With Sperzel tuners with staggered posts, there was no real need. But they look good. Vintage mojo at a cheap price. Who knows, they might just be the source of vintage tele mojo, and cheaper than oil in paper caps, made by elves in the Black Forest!

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I Got What I Paid For

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What else can one say?

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String Retainer

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These retainers are pretty great. the only problems i had with them were:

1. they do NOT come in a set of 2, you will have to put a "2" in the quantity box if thats your plan

2. I got two different screw sizes (the screws are very durable). This didn't make a difference but I'm just throwing that out there.

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 75 See Vintage-Style String Retainer
on page 75 of our StewMac Digital Catalog



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