Steinberger Gearless Tuners

Steinberger Gearless Tuners

Steinberger Gearless Tuners Chrome, Set of 6
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Chrome, Set of 6

Item # 5460
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$129.99

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Steinberger Gearless Tuners Black, Set of 6
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Black, Set of 6

Item # 5460-B
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$99.99

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Steinberger Gearless Tuners Gold, Set of 6
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Gold, Set of 6

Item # 5460-G
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$149.99

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Steinberger Gearless Tuners Chrome, Single Tuner
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Chrome, Single Tuner

Item # 5461
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$22.75

Steinberger Gearless Tuners Black, Single Tuner
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Black, Single Tuner

Item # 5461-B
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$17.50

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Steinberger Gearless Tuners Gold, Single Tuner
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Gold, Single Tuner

Item # 5461-G
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$26.24

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Steinberger Gearless Tuners

About This Item

Improved string locking and 40:1 tuning ratio! Steinberger's unique "straight-through" tuner has no gears, and an astounding 40:1 tuning ratio for unparalleled accuracy.

Straight string pull eliminates winding. The locking knob on top secures the string to prevent slippage. String installation is fast and easy, and the tuning action is impressively smooth. Set of 6.

Single pin mount keeps tuner from rotating, no mounting screws needed.
Requires 10mm (13/32")-diameter pegholes.

Minimum headstock thickness: 1/2" (12.67mm)
Maximum headstock thickness: 43/64" (16.89mm)
Maximum string gauge: 0.060" (1.52mm).


CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Instructions

Product Instructions

Steinberger Gearless Tuners Installation Instructions

How to assemble and install Steinberger Gearless Tuners.

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 5460
    • 0.5116 lbs. (0.23 kg)
    • 5460-B
    • 0.5034 lbs. (0.23 kg)
    • 5460-G
    • 0.5084 lbs. (0.23 kg)
    • 5461
    • 0.066 lbs. (0.03 kg)
    • 5461-B
    • 0.066 lbs. (0.03 kg)
    • 5461-G
    • 0.066 lbs. (0.03 kg)

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5.0

Made my 92 Gibson Firebird usable

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I have owned a nice Firebird since I bought it new in 1992. I have only gigged with it once in all those years due to tuning trouble. The Gibson banjo tuners were large,heavy and substandard for accurate tuning. These new tuners have completely resolved all tuning issues and the guitar now feels balanced. I will use it at next my rehearsal and then gig. I recommend them highly and they were not available for a long period of time.

5.0

Need nothing else.

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Verified Buyer


It's hard to imagine a better tuner of these!

Andrea,
Livorno Italy

3.0

In my experience, not really made for acoustic. But great customer service.

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Verified Buyer


I've a mixed feeling for those tuners. The design is brilliant (usual for Ned Steinberger, and I bought my fair share of his products thru the years). But it does not seem to handle well the tensions of acoustic strings. On the bass strings, no problem, but on the high strings, they slip. It seems to be impossible to crush them enough to I really wanted to make those work, but no.

Now, my use is certainly not usual, so I'm *not* saying this is a bad product, OK?
It simply doesn't fit my needs, so caveat emptor.

Also, I didn't find the infos on the StewMac site very useful, given the trouble I had to make them work properly for my application.
Now, I exchange mails with Larry from customer service (who's been great, thanks Larry), and he gave me more useful tips (to no avail, but not his fault).

5.0

Perfect little gearless things!

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Verified Buyer


I've been using this tuners on a custom build 7 string and they're awesome! Really easy to get used, changing strings is a walk on the park and they're stable as hell! So, when a friend of mine brought me his broken headstock Epi, I remembered this guy in here that made an "odd" repair on his SG and I went nuts! So I bought the remains and ordered a set of chrome ones...
So, thank you for the inspiration! Mo, from Vancouver! :) El roto.

5.0

Best tuning mechanism

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Verified Buyer


I recently fitted a set of these tuners in my MIM Telecaster, and i have to say they work perfect. They have very good tuning stability and precision thanks to the gearless mechanism. I use .008 strings and tune up to F#. I hope they make a bass version some day.

5.0

Really clever innovation

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Verified Buyer


I have a "travel guitar" with a small headstock. It's a fine guitar but when fretting chords down at the first fret (Fmaj7, B9, etc.), my hand would always be hitting the tuning keys. These tuners eliminated that problem, with the added virtue of much much greater tuning stability and precision. The guitar stays in tune better and tuning is a pleasure: no backlash, no hit or miss back and forth. They are easy to install and highly effective. They have a sleek look. Very impressed.

5.0

FYI

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Verified Buyer


I LOVE these tuners. I wish there were another discount for orders of more than 3 sets. At 10+ sets or something. Anyway, so you know, you can fit a 0.70 string in these (as pictured here).

5.0

New tuners=transformation

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Recieved the Black Steinberger Gearless Tuners within 7 days of ordering but just got the time today to refit my "76" Firebird. The instructions are not totally clear and/or complete but I am mechanically inclined so no biggy after a little tweak here and there. Difficulty for DIY 6 of 10. It's the RESULTS that are A-Freakin'-Mazing....this headstock heavy guitar and those danged stock banjo tuners made this guitar less than an enjoyment to play much less restring for the past 30+ years. Today I have a Brand New Guitar!!!! Stupid easy to tune, no more strap over the upper rear bout to hold the guitar in place and I believe the sustain has improved because of the increased down angle as the strings leave the nut. By all means if you own a Firebird put these tuners on it like yesterday BTW Steinberger ya'll need to put a hex key in the package.

5.0

Steinberger Gearless Tuners Wow

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Verified Buyer


I was recently having tuning issues with my USA Fender Telecaster and discovered that two of the factory tuners had gone bad. I wanted a change and went with the Steinberger Gearless Tuners. They were easy to install per the included Stewmac Instructions. Installed a new set of strings and the tuning fun started. I done a quick tune and run through the intonation and she's never played better and she stays in tune. This are very tuners and give your guitar a unique look. Thanks Stewmac for offering another great product.

4.0

stable tuning, teflon washers to reduce friction!

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Verified Buyer


I used these tuners in a headless conversion. The plastic washers that come with them appear to be something like glass filled nylon. When approaching pitch, and especially on the wound strings, the tuners were hard to turn and have a lot of stick-slip friction. For applications where you can really grab each knob, it may not be as much of an issue, but for my application where the tuners are in a shallow cavity through the body of the guitar, smoother operation is preferred. To solve this, I made a set of Teflon washers to stack on top of the nylon washers, and that made a huge difference in the smoothness of tuning. I am not sure why anyone would use these tuners in a solidbody electric guitar, as there are so many good options for locking tuners that have a high accuracy. On the E and B strings, I usually have to do the tuning operation twice, due to string stretch. For banjos and 'unique' creations, though, these tuners are really cool and effective. For instance, I really enjoy the feel of a headless guitar, with the tuners located behind the bridge. It makes for a very well balanced instrument. The pictured TOM-style guitar has been chambered, and weighs a svelte 5.8 lbs. You can hardly feel that weight over your shoulder, and the neck does not 'dive' at all.

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