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Grover F-Style 309 Mandolin Tuning Machines

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Grover F-Style 309 Mandolin Tuning Machines Worm under string post, nickel, 4L/4R

Worm under string post, nickel, 4L/4R

Item # 5675
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$59.67

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Grover F-Style 309 Mandolin Tuning Machines Worm under string post, gold, 4L/4R

Worm under string post, gold, 4L/4R

Item # 5675-G
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$80.10

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Grover F-Style 309 Mandolin Tuning Machines Worm over string post, nickel, 4L/4R

Worm over string post, nickel, 4L/4R

Item # 5674
In stock, ready to ship!

$59.67

3 or more $53.11
6 or more $48.33
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Grover F-Style 309 Mandolin Tuning Machines Worm over string post, gold, 4L/4R

Worm over string post, gold, 4L/4R

Item # 5674-G
In stock, ready to ship!

$80.10

3 or more $71.29
6 or more $64.88
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Grover F-Style 309 Mandolin Tuning Machines

About This Item

Grover F-style mandolin tuners are available in two different gear configurations, with engraved die-cast baseplates and 18:1 gear ratio.

Standard 29/32" (23mm) string post spacing.
11/32"-diameter (8.73mm) pegholes required.

Each set includes:
• Pair of 4-left, 4-right tuning machines
• Removable pearloid plastic knobs
• Press-fit peghead bushings
• Mounting screws

Available in two different gear configurations:
#5675 with worm gear under string post (turn the the knob counterclockwise to tighten the string)
#5674 with worm gear over string post (turn the knob clockwise to tighten the string)
Important: These two styles may not be interchangeable on the same peghead. See Specs before ordering.


Installation Tips

Peghole spacing: Plate-mounted tuners can't work efficiently if the pegholes are improperly drilled. Our Mandolin Peghead Drill Jig ensures precise 29/32" spacing for accurate alignment for these tuning machines.

Bushings: We recommend the Standard Peghole Reamer to cut smooth, perfectly round holes.

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.


    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 5674
    • 0.3460 lbs. (0.16 kg)
    • 5674-G
    • 0.3460 lbs. (0.16 kg)
    • 5675
    • 0.3440 lbs. (0.16 kg)
    • 5675-G
    • 0.3440 lbs. (0.16 kg)

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5.0

Tuning machines cause misery or pleasure

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I needed a set of machines for my new Eastman MD-315 as its original machines were crap. I checked internet inside Australia but to no avail then I checked StewMac. The products arrived earlier than I expected and bit of works (1. Grover's base plate has small washers around string posts so that I had to grind around the post holes. 2. distances between post holes are exactly the same but those of screw holes of Grover are slightly shorter than the original machines. I fil the original screw holes and drilled new ones.) Grover machines have nice touch, rather heavy but smooth like wading in an oil puddle. It costs but worth it.

3.0

Cons:

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Posts are not evenly spaced on the pair I received. Had to use micrometer to make a pattern before drilling head.

5.0

giant improvement over the stock Eastman tuners

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These are very smooth turning, which is a big time saver on mandolin. one felt a little clicky with no string tension but turns very smoothly once strung up. Extremely east install, no problems

5.0

Mandolin  tuners

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Quick service on an excellent product !

5.0

the answer to a 5 year problem

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I had been struggling with cheap tuners on my Morgan Monroe mandolin for years. Replaced them with the Grover and its like a new mando. Wish I would have done this years ago.

5.0

 Grover 309 tuners

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I am very happy with my new 309 tuners that replaced the original equipment on my Eastman 515 F mandolin. these tuners seem to fit better than the Shallers. very pleased thank you.

5.0

Swapping out Gotoh tuners on the Loar M-600

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I have a Loar M-600 mandolin which comes stock with Gotoh tuners. I've had real trouble keeping in tune and getting to proper tune with the strings jumping sharp of what I'm trying to achieve. I decided to try Grovers with a lower gear ratio. I have to tell you that they work great! Installation was easy. The machine holes lined up and three out of the five screw holes lined up. I used the existing bushings and screws. All I had to do was drill pilot holes at each end of the back of the machines in place on the mando scroll. The original screw holes are covered by the back plates and do not interfere with the new holes. The Gotoh machine plates extended a little further toward the nut side of the tuners so you can see a slight impression of the end of the plate in the wood on the back of the scroll. Not a big deal. The tuners are far superior and make tuning to proper pitch a snap. Delivery from Stew-Mac was quick. Money well spent.

5.0

Good fit for the Epiphone MM-50E Mandolin

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If you are considering these tuning machines for your Epiphone MM-50E I would highly recommend them. Perfect fit, easy tuning & stays in tune unless you bump or turn the keys. I have used them on mine for a month and I love them!

5.0

great tuners

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I've installed them on my new Eastman, I didn't even had to drill new holes, they really do fit and what's more important, work perfect. Now i'm thinking of replacing the tuners on my Gibson A1 also. As for the shop: super fast delivery, that is how an internet shop should work! thank you! It did not take more than 3 days including German customs after ordering!

4.0

Grover Tuners

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Excellent tuners for the price. Posts seem a bit loose at the base and can be loose after installation. But under load function ok. Would be nice to have a counterbore bit with 1/4 pilot the right size for the bushings. Would also be nice to have button options. Real mop or ebony or ivoroid. I also saw some differences in the mounting screws. Some bright brass and some matte in the same set.

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