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Knob and Bushing Puller

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This must-have "two-in-one" tool from Schatten Design applies a steady, controlled pull to safely remove them.

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Stubborn hard-to-remove guitar knobs?
The Knob and Bushing Puller's clear acrylic housing has a rubberized base to help protect the guitar's finish. Includes hardware to easily extract Gibson, Schaller or Gotoh bridge and tailpiece stud bushings, without damaging the guitar.

For just removing standard knobs, consider a simple Knob Puller.

Tailpiece bushing removal tip:
In some cases, especially with Gibson guitars, the tailpiece bushings are installed before the guitar is finished. To avoid chipping the finish, we recommend scoring the bushing with a sharp knife. For stubborn bushings, careful heat from a soldering iron will help break them free.

Instructions and bolts for pulling various threads are included:

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Knob and Bushing Puller
Knob and Bushing Puller
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5 3-05-2014
Perfect For The Job

I never had to pull a bushing from a Les Paul before so I wasn't sure how to go about it until I contacted a tech at SM. He suggested the product, I bought it since I trust their staff completely and sure enough it worked like a charm.It's a bit pricy but it worked.

rollerkane  Mt. Marion, NY Read my reviews (2)
5 10-23-2013
Works Perfectly

This puller works perfectly, allowing you to remove all kinds of knobs with ease and without damaging anything. Expensive, but you get what you pay for.

Dano Dave  Broussard, LA Read my reviews (2)
5 10-20-2013

This tool is simple to use and works perfectly. I used it to pull the bushings from a Les Paul, and I was a little nervous about it. The instructions are good, and this is a very solid tool. No issues at all. If you need to pull bushings, this is well worth the money.

Dave Dobson  Holmen WI Read my reviews (4)
5 5-31-2013
Mightily Handy Gizmo

One of the best tools ever produced, really! Made pulling out bushing studs glued hard into the body of a Les Paul Custom a breeze! Lack of an additional washer for larger calibre screws is a small nuisance, but can be easily remedied by visiting a local DIY store. Other than that, this is what you need - no point in torturing yourself and risking a dinged finish the old fashioned way. And the delivery via DHL was blazing fast, especially since it was international! Cheers StewMac!

BeardyAirways  London, GB
5 4-29-2013
Buy It!

After shearing the original zinc stud off trying the put a screw in upside down and screw the stud back in until the bushing pushes itself out method - I bought this... Got a nut on the broken stud, got this tool around it, pulled the bushing right out! very strong, buy it!

Spencer  Denver
5 2-17-2013
Wow, Worth Every Penny!

I was hesitant to throw down this many dollars for what looks like a very simple tool (the photos are less than impressive and don't do this tool justice). After wasting a number of hours trying to build my own and marring the top of my les Paul build, attempting to remove the bridge and tailpiece bushings, I coughed up the money and ordered the knob and bushing puller. It arrived two days later, I opened the package, put it together and had all four bushings out in 5 minutes!!! Wow, what a great tool, it's worth every penny! Way to go Stew-Mac, you've amazed me again!! My Favorite Company!!

the rev  norton kansas Read my reviews (8)
5 12-19-2012
new and improved

its better than the old one!

Guitar Hut  Lafayette, CO Read my reviews (2)
5 11-17-2012
Lifesaver !

Refurbishing my 69 LP with new bridge and needed to remove old sweat with this gadget....Thank You Stew Mac !

Steve R  Spring,Tx Read my reviews (26)
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4 10-24-2012
Works a treat

After struggling for a while with what should be an easy and straight-forward task, I finally bought one. Saves time and works well. Could be a tad cheaper perhaps.

Franky  London, England Read my reviews (8)
4 9-09-2012
No washer to use the 5mm or 10-32 bolts included

A parts list would be nice so I know if something was missing, or what. I found a 1/4" large washer and a 3/16" large washer that fit inside the square tube. I like my old stud puller for 8mm, and 5/16 a bit better, but this does it all, and unless I am cramped for space will use this. Not sure if I would trust this on guitars with soft easily dented woods without a flat base plate under this. It is still darn cool! Usually I can pry most knobs off with my fingers, but it can get painful with those skirted Gibson top hat witch hat knobs, and even speed knobs.

Satchmo  Hades (Phx Az) Read my reviews (2)
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