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Schertler Guitar Tuning Keys for Slotted Pegheads

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Schertler Guitar Tuning Keys for Slotted Pegheads

About This Item

Swiss design and distinctive look! High quality open-gear tuners for 3-left/3-right steel-string guitars.

Schertler machines are precisely engineered with 18:1 gear ratio, nylon worm post bearings in a compact cast aluminum base, and adjustable knob tension. The result is impressively smooth and accurate operation. All models feature genuine polished ebony knobs fitted with brass internal shaft bushings for durability, and eye-catching unplated brass crown gears.

Also available for solid peghead steel string and classical guitars.

18:1 gear ratio
3-left/3-right with mounting screws
Removable ebony knobs
.236" (6mm) string post diameter


Installation Tips

Mounting screws: Pilot holes required. Installing delicate screws into hard wood requires great care and accuracy. We highly recommend the #1712 Depth-stop Drill Bit (5/64" 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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    • 5397
    • 0.3700 lbs. (0.17 kg)
    • 5397-B
    • 0.3700 lbs. (0.17 kg)

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5.0

Amazing Tuning Pegs!!

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Normally, I wouldn't take the time to review a product, but this tuning pegs are unbelievable -- they FAR exceeded my expectations and were well worth the price. To be honest, I hadn't realized that it was possible for tuning pegs to operate so smoothly. The only problem is that, on my dobro (slot head, of course), with the pegs pointing up, they turn the wrong way! My guitar tech swears it's something to do with the pegs themselves.

4.0

Nice Look and Feel

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Bought these for a guitar currently under construction so they have not be installed yet. Thus, cannot comment on function but they seem to be made well and they have a unique look.

5.0

perfect for unique banjo design

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I used these in a pegbox style head on a custom banjo and they worked beautifully. They turn smoothly without any noticeable slack. It'd be nice to have the same color varieties for the slot head tuners as they do for the solid peghead tuners, but black is my first choice anyhow.

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Schertler tuning pegs

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These tuners are wonderful. Their action is so smooth and work as well as tuners I've used that are many times the price. The all black finish is elegant and suit my bowed dulcimers well. Highly recommended.

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Schertler slot-head SS tuners-my new fave

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I love these tuners. Modern, elegant look, very accurate machining, smooth action with no slop in the mechanism. I just ordered a couple more sets.
Tip: if you are using these tuners, do yourself a favor, and get the StewMac peghead bushing reamer, part number 2065, .393" (9.98mm)
This tool will make installation of the Schertler tuners a breeze, with an exact fit of the tuner post flange.

5.0

Very, very nice

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I installed these on my banjo build. I love the look and they work great. High quality. I installed by drilling carefully with a 10mm brad point, then 1/4" brad point for the shaft, then reaming for the flange by turning the 10mm by hand.

4.0

Schertler Tuning Machines

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Those tuning machine, looks, works great. They look simple but they have lots of caracter.

5.0

Excellent Tuners

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Just used these on one of our ukuleles. Love the look of the satin chrome with ebony buttons. The tuners have the best action of any we've used--no play at all & very smooth. For installation you'll need a 10mm reamer with a 1/4" shaft for the flange on the tuner.



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