Gotoh Compact Bass Tuner, 2L+2R Set

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Chrome, 2L/2R

Item # 0897
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Black, 2L/2R

Item # 0897-B
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Gotoh Compact Bass Tuner, 2L+2R Set

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Enclosed-gear tuners for smaller pegheads, with 7/16"-diameter string posts and threaded hex bushings. 9/16"-diameter pegholes required.

Precision 20:1 gear ratio with sealed lubrication, cast housings and metal knobs. Set of 4, for 2-left/2-right pegheads. Mounting screws included.

Also sold individually for 5 or 6-string basses, or for asymmetric pegheads.

Pilot holes required: Installing delicate screws such as these into hard maple requires great care and accuracy. We highly recommend using a 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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    • 0897
    • 0.567 lbs. (0.26 kg)
    • 0897-B
    • 0.567 lbs. (0.26 kg)

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Prefect Replacement

(Customer's Reviews)

These tuners fit my Yamaha bass perfectly, no mods necessary. They are tight and tune efficiently. No slack when turning the machines, unlike the ones that came on the bass!


Great Replacements For My Carvin Bass

(Customer's Reviews)

Over the years I have had many of my Carvin tuners break inside the gearbox, right at the base of the shaft. I decided to spend the extra money and replace the tuners on one of my basses with these Gotoh Compact Bass Tuners. I was immediately impressed with the "beefiness" of these tuners. The tuning posts are much thicker than the posts on the Carvin tuners, taking up the entire area of the shaft channel and leaving no wiggle room for the tuning post. The accompanying picture shows one Gotoh tuner installed with some Carvin tuners still on the bass. There's quite a remarkable difference. The footprint on the back of the headstock, including the screw hole, matched perfectly making installation a breeze.
Another thing I loved was the customer service provided by Stewart-MacDonald. I called them on the Tuesday before New Years at approximately 8am. The person I talked to on the phone was extremely helpful in making sure I was getting exactly what I wanted and needed. (I also needed a single tuner to go along with the set since I was replacing the tuners on a five string). Within an hour I received an email saying my order had been shipped! The tuners arrived in California by Friday despite the New Year holiday!
Overall, I would highly recommend buying these tuners (and buying them from Stewart-MacDonald) to replace the sub par tuners that come on Carvin basses.


Great Value!

(Customer's Reviews)

Very impressed with the quality/cost. Still had to enlarge the tuner holes in the peg-head of the Yamaha bass these were installed on. My customer was very pleased with these tuners!

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