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1920s-style Tuner Bushings

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Original, nickel

Original, nickel

Item # 0733
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$0.40

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Original, relic nickel

Original, relic nickel

Item # 0733-R
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$0.54

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Original, gold

Original, gold

Item # 0733-G
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$0.96

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Knurled, nickel

Knurled, nickel

Item # 0734
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$0.82

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Knurled, relic nickel

Knurled, relic nickel

Item # 0734-RN
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$0.97

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Knurled, relic brass

Knurled, relic brass

Item # 0734-RB
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$0.92

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings

About This Item

Keep your vintage guitar or mandolin looking authentic. These press-fit brass bushings are a simple finesse for adding historical accuracy to reproduction instruments.

Sized to fit standard 1/4"-diameter string posts.

Available in original smooth thin-wall grommet-style brass or our unique knurled machined version. Both types have a similar appearance when installed. Important: measure your string posts and pegholes before ordering. See specs.

Sold individually.

Check your pegholes before ordering.
The original-style bushings are smooth and unknurled, requiring a snug fit to remain flush and rattle-free. Our knurled versions are good choices for retrofitting on pegheads that already have press-fit knurled bushings—doweling and redrilling may not be needed. See Specs.

For a perfect fit, we recommend the Peghead Bushing Reamer to cut a clean, accurate counterbore.
#0733 Original bushings: use #2066 reamer
#0734 Knurled bushings: use #2061 reamer

These bushings will not fit the large pegholes required by Grover, Schaller, Gotoh and similar enclosed guitar tuners that have threaded bushings.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Homemade bushing puller to protect the peghead

Dan Erlewine needs to pull the tuner grommets/bushings from the peghead of this old Gibson. The lacquer is already damaged, and pulling the bushings can yank finish off too. Dan rigs a jig that holds the finish down while the bushing comes up.

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    • 0733
    • 0.002 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0733-G
    • 0.002 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0733-R
    • 0.001 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0734
    • 0.004 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0734-RB
    • 0.004 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0734-RN
    • 0.004 lbs. (0 kg)

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Knurled 1920s-style Tuner Bushings

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So glad StewMac sells these. The knurled bushings have the look of old-fashioned guitar bushings but stay in much better.

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good

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used these on an old 60's Harmony arch top that needed a lot of rehab. They work well & look good.

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Great fit!

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I love these and have found the fit to be very consistent. Great price for quality!

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