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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs Dark Tortoise

Dark Tortoise

Item # 0114
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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs Cream

Cream

Item # 0111
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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs Black

Black

Item # 0111-B
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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs Ivoroid

Ivoroid

Item # 0112
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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs White

White

Item # 0113
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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs Ebony

Ebony

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Vintage-style Tuner Knobs

About This Item

Resurrect those old tuners and guitars!
Perfect replacements for deteriorating vintage instrument tuner knobs.

Get a warm, rich look with our new dark tortoise tuner knobs.

All knobs are 11/16" x 9/16". Sold individually.

Knob description Hole description
#0111
20s-style cream
3/32" x 5/32" rectangular hole with rounded ends
Cream knobs are used on Golden Age Restoration Tuners
#0111-B
20s-style black
3/32" x 5/32" rectangular hole with rounded ends
Black knobs can be used on Golden Age Restoration Tuners
#0112
Grained ivoroid
3/32"-diameter round hole
Ivoroid knobs are used on Waverly Guitar Tuning Machines
#0113
White plastic
5/64" x 9/64" rectangular hole with rounded ends
White knobs are used on Vintage-style 3-on-Plate Tuners
#0144
Black ebony
3/32"-diameter round shaft hole
Ebony knobs are used on Waverly Guitar Tuning Machines
#0114
Dark tortoise
3/32"-diameter round shaft hole
Dark tortoise knobs are used on Waverly Guitar Tuning Machines

See pictures for close-ups of the shaft holes.

Replacing tuner knobs is a simple repair, we recommend these instructions to guide you.

Color-matching Cream Parts and Bindings
There have always been slight variations in the color of the cream plastic parts used on Gibson and other guitars. It's not uncommon to see brand new and vintage guitars with bindings, pickup rings, toggle switch rings and pickguards that don't perfectly match in color. We do our best to match all our cream products, but there's no absolute control from batch to batch, or from supplier to supplier.


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Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Replacing damaged tuner knobs

This week, Dan's got a 1957 Les Paul Junior in his shop. It hasn't been out of the case in 25 years, and the tuners are unusable. Here's how to put new knobs on old tuners.

Instructions

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Vintage Tuner Knobs

Instructions for installing replacement Vintage Tuner Knobs, including how to remove old tuner knobs.

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5.0

Great product, for a not so simple procedure.

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I bought these ebony tuner knobs to replace some nearly non-existent knobs on a pair of Kluson tuners from my granpa's old lap steel that was recently given to me. They will look very nice with the guitar once I can finally get them on. All the videos online make this look like such an easy task, but it is not. I broke two in the process, without having successfully gotten any on the tuners. This fault lies entirely on myself. Thinking about just taking them in to a professional to be put on. I would definitely recommend these knobs for a project, though.

4.0

black buttons

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Like another viewer I agree that these buttons don't have quite as much contour as the old 50's Fender buttons but they are close. If you replaced all 6 or whatever number buttons you would be ok. pretty much as described though.

2.0

Not a good repo of a 50's fender tuner button

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These tuner knobs do not have the side bevel of the vintage ones. Good button but if you are trying to replicate a 50's style button, these are not going to work. Very obvious

5.0

nice save!

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Thanks to these great replacement knobs, I didn't have to replace the Klusons on my '57 National Reso-Phonic solidbody, just remove the old knobs (they'd pretty much disintegrated over the decades, as old plastic does) and heat the tuner shafts with a Weller soldering gun to slip the new knobs in place. They look perfect and I'm glad that I was able to keep the original tuners: thanks for a good product!

4.0

Finally got the knack of getting these on clean

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I have installed a number of these on old Klusons and they usually end up with a white line down the side from stress to the plastic. I have experimented with different ways to heat them and found that if I stick them on the end of the shaft and alternate the heat gun on one side then the other they will get to the point where the plastic is flexible enough to slip on without a problem and not begin to melt. Just glad they are available.

5.0

Tuner Knobs

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good stuff. nice service

5.0

Tuner Knobs

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Exactly what I needed to complete my Harmony Patrician restoration. Just needed a tiny drill-out and Bingo...... they look like they were always on my 70 year old guitar.

5.0

perfect match

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perfect match to my remaining 5 knobs

5.0

Vintage -Tuner Knobs

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Got it quickly, fit perfect and looks great !....Glad I found StewMac ........

5.0

vintage style tuner knobs

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I used these to replace the deteriorated celluloid knobs on a 1954 Gibson ES-125. I simply chipped off the originals,,cleaned up the stems, and pressed these on with a vise. I probably should have heated the stems with a soldering gun, because I got a little white stress line where the stem is-not a big deal, and if you are using white or ivory knobs it probably wouldn't show(these were black) all in all-a good product for this repair.

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