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Gotoh Vintage Keystone-style 3+3 Tuning Machines

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Gotoh Vintage Keystone-style 3+3 Tuning Machines Nickel

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Item # 0912
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$37.60

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Gotoh Vintage Keystone-style 3+3 Tuning Machines Relic Nickel
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Relic Nickel

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Gotoh Vintage Keystone-style 3+3 Tuning Machines Gold

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Gotoh Vintage Keystone-style 3+3 Tuning Machines

About This Item

Vintage-style keystone knobs and stamped housings make these tuners the ideal vintage tuner replacement or upgrade. For 3-left/3-right pegheads.

These fine reproductions feature original style stamped gear housings, but have modern improved 15:1 gearing for smoother, more precise action. The knobs are molded greenish plastic, just like the originals!

New tuners with vintage appeal: distressed look of the Relic Nickel plating is perfect for repairing old guitars, when shiny new hardware just won't do.

Screws and round press-fit peghead bushings included. 11/32"-diameter pegholes required.


Installation Tips

Bushings: We recommend the #2062 Bushing Reamer (.340" diameter) to cut a clean, accurate counterbore for a professional job. Fit the press-fit tuner bushings correctly so your tuners will work smoothly.

Mounting screws: Pilot holes required. Installing delicate screws into hard wood requires great care and accuracy. We highly recommend the #1713 Depth-stop Drill Bit (No.44 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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    • Weight
    • 0912
    • 0.3260 lbs. (0.15 kg)
    • 0912-G
    • 0.3275 lbs. (0.15 kg)
    • 0912-RN
    • 0.326 lbs. (0.15 kg)

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gibson j45 tuning machines

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the J45 machines had been replaced with an ultra cheap set.which looked out of place and the ratio made it hard to tune. the new machines looked and worked great. the customer was very pleased with the results.

5.0

Terrific Gotoh Vintage Keystone tuners

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Love the looks and the precision!

3.0

Average tuners

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Needed to replace vintage style tuners on a '89 Epiphone Les Paul without drilling new holes. These fit just fine. However, 3 out of the 6 have a little extra slop that require about an i/8th turn before the tuner moves, not good when trying to get that extra semi tone to bring it in. I've used Gotoh before, but these have too much play in the gearing. Unfortunately, if I move up to the Gibson or Grover Deluxe, it's new mounting hole time and I lose the vintage style bushings, not to mention having to ream the tuner holes for clearance, oh well...

Response from StewMac

Richard, we're sorry to hear about the slop you are experiencing with the Gotoh tuners. We believe you've received a defective set and we'll provide a replacement or refund immediately. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Quality and 100% Total Satisfaction is our goal every day. If a product fails to work as intended in your shop, we'll take back the product and replace or refund. Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us.

5.0

Good product, watch pilot hole screw size.

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Be sensitive as the mounting screws are a little larger than most tuners on acoustics. I just split a headstock, my bad :) Good product though.

4.0

good tuners

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i bought these to replace the original tuners on my 1956 gibson es225, before i broke one of the original knobs. the knobs are a different shape than the original oval knobs, but were the only ones that matched most of the dimensions, available in relic nickel. they do look old! i left the original bushings in the guitar so as not to have to make any modifications to the peg head. my only issue is the posts are shorter. not by much, mind you, but short enough that it's hard to get more than 1 1/2 or two wraps around the post with a .046 e string.

5.0

Great upgrade

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Installation of these tuning pegs was very simple. Replaced all 18 pegs on my Epiphone G-1275 double neck and it went without a hitch. Just removed the screws, then the pegs, then the bushings. Installed the new bushing, then the new pegs, and was back in business. These tuning pegs are much more solid in feel than the original Epi ones, and have much less slippage and therefore stay in tune much better. Very happy with the upgrade.

4.0

Uneven tension but fit well

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Bought these to replace the Gibson Deluxe tuners on my Les Paul Classic. They fit just fine and i didn't have to remove the original inserts. However some of the tuners feel very snug and tight while others feel loose and too easy to turn. They seem to hold pretty well but i wish they all were snug and tight.

5.0

Perfect replacements for my PRS McCarty

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Perfect replacements for my PRS McCarty, They fit in the old bushings, so no need to replace, only took a few minutes to install. Tuning is much more stable. Great value!

5.0

Great Tuners

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These look exactly like the "Historic" brand by a big name manufacturer but are less than half the price. The only difference was the absence of the big name manufacturer on the back. Identical really. Just take note that these are a tad shorter than the comparable Grovers which are also great tuners.

5.0

Excellent machine heads.  Highly recommended.

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I’ve always liked Gotoh. They make excellent musical instrument hardware. I used a set of these on a salvaged 90-something Ibanez AX320 years ago and they have been excellent. The guitar originally had those sealed machine heads that used alignment pins. These concealed the holes from the OEM machine heads perfectly and they function superbly. I highly recommend them.

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