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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing

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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Hex, nickel, set of 6

Hex, nickel, set of 6

Item # 3457
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$7.87

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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Hex, gold, set of 6

Hex, gold, set of 6

Item # 3457-G
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$9.54

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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Hex, Relic nickel, set of 6

Hex, Relic nickel, set of 6

Item # 3457-R
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$8.70

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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Round, nickel, set of 6

Round, nickel, set of 6

Item # 3458
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$7.87

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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Round, gold, set of 6

Round, gold, set of 6

Item # 3458-G
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$9.54

6 or more $8.30
12 or more $7.15
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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Round, Relic nickel, set of 6

Round, Relic nickel, set of 6

Item # 3458-R
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$8.70

6 or more $7.57
12 or more $6.52
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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing

About This Item

Round and hex shape bushings for adapting 1/4" string posts to fit larger pegholes. Set of 6.

Conversion bushing example
Adapts 1/4" string post to fit larger pegholes.
Our special tapered knurled press-fit brass bushings lets you install Waverly or other tuning machines with 1/4"-diameter string posts into 3/8" or 10mm pegholes (Gotoh/Grover/Schaller) with no redrilling.

Note: these conversions bushings will not work on instruments with 10.5mm pegholes. Measure the tuner hole diameter prior to ordering.

For a perfect fit, we recommend the #2065 Peghead Bushing Reamer (.393" diameter) to cut a clean, accurate counterbore.


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.

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 3457
    • 0.029 lbs. (0.01 kg)
    • 3457-G
    • 0.029 lbs. (0.01 kg)
    • 3457-R
    • 0.036 lbs. (0.02 kg)
    • 3458
    • 0.027 lbs. (0.01 kg)
    • 3458-G
    • 0.026 lbs. (0.01 kg)
    • 3458-R
    • 0.034 lbs. (0.02 kg)

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2.0

Bushing fit

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Not tight enough, I took the old grover tuners out of a few guitars and these bushings didnt fit snug in any of them.

5.0

They did the job.

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I wanted to convert from rotomatics to staytite machines to take the weight off the headstock of my Pimentel 001-A,a small guitar. I asked stew mac,for advise and they suggested the conversion bushing. Everything worked out great,love the new machines and good advise.

Regards, Bob.

5.0

Finally put vintage tuners on a modern instrument

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They fit perfectly on a 2003 Gibson LPJ and I was able to put vintage machine heads on the guitar. If you're current machine heads take a 10mm bushing they will do the trick for installing vintage type machine heads.

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