Modern precision, vintage style. For slotted steel-string guitars. Our precision plate-style 16:1 machines feature the same gears and patented threaded worm bushings found on all Waverly guitar machines, for maximum tuning efficiency. 1/4"-diameter brass string shafts with 35mm/1-3/8" spacing are mounted on cast polished bronze baseplates. These artistically engraved plates age to a handsome patina. Slotted, round-head mounting screws included. Made in USA
Direct replacement design No additional mounting holes to drill when replacing similar vintage machines on older Martin, National, and Dobro guitars. Refer to the specs page for dimensions to compare to your instrument's tuners.
More efficient operation and better feel Patented worm tension bearings eliminate the "play" inherent in other designs.
More efficient operation for more precise tuning 16:1 gear ratio. Patented worm tension bushing eliminates looseness.
Long life with less wear Stainless steel worm gears have twin bushings. String post gears are machined from bronze alloy; more durable than brass.
Authentic knobs and string shafts Black ebony knobs are light weight and add a clean look to your guitar. Ivoroid knobs resemble real ivory, but are a durable non-animal alternative. Brass string shafts are 1/4"-diameter with 35mm/1-3/8" spacing.
These fine builders use Waverlys for their top-of-the-line models: C.F. Martin Gibson Acoustics Collings Santa Cruz National Schoenberg Bourgeois Huss & Dalton Maingard Galloup Michael Lewis Bear Creek David Webber Tippin James Goodall Julius Borges Merrill & Co. Pantheon Froggy Bottom Sams
Waverly tuners are handmade in Bozeman, Montana, USA.
To be sure these tuners fit your instrument, compare your existing machines and peghole dimensions to our listed specs to help determine the best replacement.