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Sometime in the 70s hardware got heavy as manufacturers started using brass and zinc. The idea was "more mass = better sustain". I say tone's the main thing, and in my opinion lighter hardware usually means better tone.

Hardware installation

Banjo hardware
»   How to install a skin banjo head
i-0522 Instructions

»   Single Rim Rod Set for Banjo
i-0271 Instructions

»   Dual Rim Rod Set for Banjo
i-0280 Instructions

Guitar hardware
»   Benedetto Archtop Tailpiece Installation Instructions
i-5270 Instructions

»   Steinberger Gearless Tuners Installation Instructions
i-5460 Instructions

»   Resonator Guitar Spider Bridge & Cone
i-1530 Installation instructions

»   Guitar Screw Rescue Kit Instructions
i-1709 Instructions

»   Router Template for Recessed Floyd Rose Tremolo
i-1119 Routing instructions

»   String Mounting Instructions for Locking Guitar Tuning Machines
i-1954 Installation instructions

»   Tuner Bushing Press Instructions
i-0460 All in one bushing installer and remover

»   Router Templates for Traditional Strat Tremolo
i-1110 Routing instructions

»   Router Template Set for Floyd Rose Tremolo
i-1118 Routing instructions

»   Humbucking Pickup Cover
i-0463 Instructions

»   National-Style Biscuit Bridge
i-4330 Installation instructions

»   Wilkinson Compensated Tele Saddles
i-5071 Installation instructions

»   Tele Jack Installation Tool Instructions
i-4321 Instructions

»   Compensated Saddles for Telecaster
i-5167 Installation instructions

»   Slotted Peghead Drill Jig
i-3898 Instructions

»   Benedetto Fingerrest
i-4173 Instructions

Mandolin hardware
»   Waverly Mandolin Machines
i-6050 Instructions

»   Mounting Instructions for Mandolin Pickguard
i-5869 Installation instructions

»   Tuner Bushing Press Instructions
i-0460 All in one bushing installer and remover

»   Mandolin Tuner Drill Jig
i-5007 Tuner installation instructions

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