Waverly Guitar Tuners with Ebony Knobs, for Solid Pegheads

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

Nickel, 3L/3R

Item # 4067
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Waverly Guitar Tuners with Ebony Knobs, for Solid Pegheads Gold, 3L/3R

Gold, 3L/3R

Item # 4067-G
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Waverly Guitar Tuners with Ebony Knobs, for Solid Pegheads

The choice of renowned guitarmakers for their finest instruments.
Light weight and clean looking black ebony knobs.

Waverly tuners feature old style tapered 1/4"-diameter string posts and the press-fit brass hex bushings fit 11/32"-diameter pegholes. Screws included.

With Waverly tuners, your guitar plays in tune and stays in tune. Waverly's patented design combines stainless steel with bronze to create smooth, non-slip tuning. The perfect replacement tuners for valued instruments, Waverly machines are handmade to fit precisely without drilling on older Martin and Gibson guitars. Manufacturers such as C.F. Martin, Gibson, Collings, Santa Cruz, Huss & Dalton, Sams, and Bourgeois choose Waverlys for their finest instruments.

Conversion peghead bushings are available for installing Waverly tuning machines in larger diameter 3/8" diameter (Grover, Gotoh, Schaller, etc.) pegholes.

Direct replacement design: No additional mounting holes to drill when replacing similar vintage machines on older Martin & Gibson guitars.

More efficient operation & more precise tuning: 16:1 gear ratio. Patented worm tension bushing eliminates looseness.

Long life with less wear: Stainless steel worm gears have twin bushings. String post gears are machined from bronze alloy; more durable than brass.

Authentic knobs and string posts: Knobs are genuine ebony. Old style tapered string posts are nickel or gold-plated brass.

Peghead Bushing Reamer
For Waverly guitar tuning machines
Get the right fit! This slow-speed bushing reamer has a 1/4" pilot and 11/32" shank. Two 1" flutes cut a .340"-diameter counterbore for Waverly press-fit peghead bushings.

Waverly Tuning Machines: The Choice of Renowned Guitarmakers
Altman          
Bear Creek
Beard
Bedell Guitars
Borges
Bourgeois
Breedlove
Buscarino
Collings
Franks
Froggy Bottom
Galloup
Gibson
Goodall
Hooper               
Huss & Dalton
Kallenbach
Knaggs
Ko'olau
Kopp
Larrivée
Lewis
Lucas
Maingard
Martin
Merrill
National
Paul Reed Smith     
Proulx
Rockbridge
RoZaWood
Sams
Santa Cruz
Schaefer
Schoenberg
Sexauer
Skipper
Steinegger
Tippin
Webber


"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


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    • 4067
    • 0.520 lbs. (0.24 kg)
    • 4067-G
    • 0.508 lbs. (0.23 kg)

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Could use some improvement

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I've had two issues with these tuners. The first was that the low E string ebony button became striped and would therefore not tune up the string. I had to remove the button to fix it. The post going into the button is round with only a slight straight knurl which needs in my opinion to be redesigned for better holding.
The second issue is that the underside of the stamped plates need to be smoother and the burrs removed as they dig into the finish.
I ended up switching to Gotoh's which meant having to fill the screw holes and refinishing the back of the headstock black. What a pain.

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Just Perfect

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After owning my Taylor 614 for about 12 years, I was getting the itch for something different. As much as I loved this guitar, something always felt a little off about the original Grover tuners.

Installing these Waverly's was exactly what the doctored orders. They are smooth, look amazing, and feel just right.

5.0

True Class

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These waverly tuners on a peg head are like strapping on a Rolex while wearing a tuxedo

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