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Tuner Pin Drill Jig

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Tuner Pin Drill Jig

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Aligns your hand drill for accurate tuning machine mounting pin holes.

This anodized aluminum jig accurately locates mounting pin holes in the back of a guitar headstock. Use it before drilling for the alignment pins found on many modern enclosed tuning machines. These tuners don't use the traditional exposed tuner mounting screw, but rather a hidden pin on the underside of the tuner housing.

It keeps your hand drill perpendicular for accuracy, and works for left or right-side tuners. You can position single-pin Schaller tuners, two-pin Schallers, one-pin Sperzels, and Fender locking tuners. The jig fits into the peghole with a self-centering bushing and thumbscrew for quick and easy attachment. Instructions included.

This jig is designed for use with a No. 38 (.101") drill bit. Measure the height of the alignment pins on your tuners and drill the holes to the appropriate depth.

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Tuner Pin Drill Jig Instructions

How to install tuners with set pins (as opposed to screws) with the Tuner Pin Drill Jig.

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5.0

great tool

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makes this tricky little job easy as

5.0

Did the job

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Verified Buyer


Bought this to drill guide holes for Fender/Shaller tuners in a Warmouth neck and it worked perfectly. The drill size that fits in the jig was not quite big enough for the tuner guide pins, so I had to drill the holes out 1/32 larger.

5.0

A great time saver!

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Verified Buyer


Have one of these around somewhere, but misplaced it. Needed to get another one for a tuner install job on a current project. I use this mostly to install Schaller single pin locking tuners (occasionally, the two pin version). I use an adjustable square on the flat edge of the Fender headstock to ensure proper alignment. Without this jig...the job would take a whole lot longer, just to align the pin location properly. I highly recommend this jig!

5.0

Nice buy

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Verified Buyer


I just used this jig to install a set of Spertzel 6-inlines. Unlike a previous reviewer mine was spot on. It made what could have been a complex job a snap. After having used it I cannot imagine not using it. Well worth the $40.00 price tag. Thanks StewMac.

2.0

not a perfect fit

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Verified Buyer


Surprisingly, this jig was slightly off when using the hole designed for Sperzel 6 in line tuners. We were installing on a 20 year old strat and the hole was too far away from the tuner peg, perhaps 1/4 of the peg diameter. Close but not a perfect fit and it bent the pegs out slightly once we forced them into place.

5.0

Excellent jig and a must have for all the guitar tinkers

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Great piece of equipment and a very trusty friend to my Dremel, where the two in tandem make upgrading tuners a plain breeze. Successfully installed a few sets of Sperzels with these, couldn't be happier.

Cheery-o from London-town

5.0

Head stock for Dummies

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Verified Buyer


Awesome simply a must have if you are going to replace your own necks or upgrade tuning machines. I installed 3 sets went from vintage to 10mm in less than half an hour. I'm glad I bought it.

4.0

Big help

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Good drilling jig. However does not line up screw holes for Grover Tuners.

5.0

Don't cry, just drill

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Verified Buyer


Very easy and precise tool.
10 minutes and your Sperzel or Schaller tuners easily installed on headstock.
No lifts, no wrong holes.
PS: Don't forget to use a small piece of duct tape to avoid drilling thru the neck :)

5.0

Indispensable

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Verified Buyer


Superbe Jig, un outil indispensable lorsque vous voulez installer des clT Fenders pour une Strat. Surtout ne faite pas comme moi, j'avais oublier de commander par la mOme occasion la mFche correspondante.

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 21See Tuner Pin Drill Jig
on page 21 of our StewMac Digital Catalog