3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing

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

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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

6 or more $6.85
12 or more $5.90
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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

6 or more $8.30
12 or more $7.15
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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

6 or more $7.57
12 or more $6.52
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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Round, nickel, set of 6

Round, nickel, set of 6

Item # 3458
In stock, ready to ship!

$7.87

6 or more $6.85
12 or more $5.90
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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing Round, gold, set of 6

Round, gold, set of 6

Item # 3458-G
In stock, ready to ship!

$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
In stock, ready to ship!

$8.70

6 or more $7.57
12 or more $6.52
+
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Details

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


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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
    • 3457-G
    • 0.029
    • 3457-R
    • 0.036
    • 3458
    • 0.027
    • 3458-G
    • 0.026
    • 3458-R
    • 0.034

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3/8" Conversion Tuner Bushing

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Perfect for a 1963 Jet Star

By Will Michaels/Mike's Guitar Rescue from Lebanon, NH
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, May 16, 2014


The original 3 on plate tuners kept pulling off the back of the headstock because the original holes for the tuning posts weren't on center from the Hoboken factory. By installing these bushings with a set of Grover 18:1 Sta-Tite tuners I got a guitar that stayed in tune without out any redrilling or overlay repairs on the headstock

tuner bushing

By nick costantino from safety harbor, florida
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, February 05, 2014


These tuners bushings work as advertised. I installed them on my Taylor 410 when I replaced the stock ping tuners with Waverlys.

Needed bushings!!

By Neel from Aiken, SC
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, December 25, 2013


These fit perfectly in the tuner holes in my D-18 Martin when I installed Waverlys.. I didn't need the tapered reamers and I pressed them in with a small padded C-clamp..I do wish that washers would be added to cover the indents from the original tuners from Martin.. Part of an excellent upgrade to my classic Martin!!

Didn't fit my Gotoh's.

By Daddy-O from Philadelphia
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, November 20, 2013


These didn't fit snug on the posts of the Gotoh Locking Vintage Oval Knob Tuners. They fit the peghead nicely, but there was a lot of play around the posts. I was afraid that it would cause intonation trouble down the road so I bought another set over at another supplier and they worked perfectly. Nice and snug.

I like them

By Gary Swiech from Stevens Point, WI, USA
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, September 12, 2013


I used these conversion bushings to replace the Grover Rotomatics on my 1972 Martin D-35 so I could install a set of Waverlys. My D-35 had 3/8" mounting holes. They were a tight fit so I needed to ream the holes slightly for them to fit. Then I took some white glue and put a THIN film on the inside of the holes, and let them sit and dry overnight. The next day I installed the bushings by pushing them in and seated them with a little tap from a small rubber hammer. Nice tight fit and I don't think they will ever fall off in the middle of a gig. The perfect solution.

Great choice to save a more invasive repair

By Carter from Maine
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, July 28, 2013


The alternative to these is to plug, touch up and redrill the oversized holes, which is a reasonable repair to do on almost any instrument. But if time and money are issues, these bushings are a great way to get things up and running again, and they don't prevent you from being able to do the other repair at a later date. I like 'em!

Nice

By Jerry Lee from Pass Christian ,Ms
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, April 29, 2013


Ordered these bushings for 10mm holes,they were a little loose but worked. My fault I should have ordered the larger ones. The product very good quality. Thanks,StewMac

Great drop-in solution

By Craig J. from Norway
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, April 25, 2013


I used these conversion bushings to replace the Grover Rotomatics on my Gibson J-45 (2011 standard model) with Waverlys. They dropped right in and the Waverlys work great!

Good products and fast delivery.

By Don C from Florida
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 17, 2013


Nice quality parts, as usual. Thanks

Modern to vintage

By ORZ from Miami
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, October 17, 2012


My strat standard 96 and my Tele 2003 now sport a vintage look peghead!!
I was expecting a very tight fit but I press them with my fingers and that was it!!Perfect fit, no tools requiered.

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