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1920s-style Tuner Bushings

1920s-style Tuner Bushings

1920s-style Tuner Bushings Original, nickel

Original, nickel

Item # 0733
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$0.62

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Original, relic nickel

Original, relic nickel

Item # 0733-R
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$0.77

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Original, gold

Original, gold

Item # 0733-G
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$1.30

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Knurled, nickel

Knurled, nickel

Item # 0734
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$1.18

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Knurled, relic nickel

Knurled, relic nickel

Item # 0734-RN
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$1.30

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings Knurled, relic brass

Knurled, relic brass

Item # 0734-RB
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$1.30

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1920s-style Tuner Bushings

About This Item

Keep your vintage guitar or mandolin looking authentic. These press-fit brass bushings are a simple finesse for adding historical accuracy to reproduction instruments.

Sized to fit standard 1/4"-diameter string posts.

Available in original smooth thin-wall grommet-style brass or our unique knurled machined version. Both types have a similar appearance when installed. Important: measure your string posts and pegholes before ordering. See specs.

Sold individually.

Check your pegholes before ordering.
The original-style bushings are smooth and unknurled, requiring a snug fit to remain flush and rattle-free. Our knurled versions are good choices for retrofitting on pegheads that already have press-fit knurled bushings—doweling and redrilling may not be needed. See Specs.

For a perfect fit, we recommend these reamers to cut a clean, accurate counterbore:
#0733 Original bushings: use our #0344 Standard Reamer
#0734 Knurled bushings: use our #2061 Peghead Bushing Reamer

These bushings will not fit the large pegholes required by Grover, Schaller, Gotoh and similar enclosed guitar tuners that have threaded bushings.



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


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Homemade bushing puller to protect the peghead

Dan Erlewine needs to pull the tuner grommets/bushings from the peghead of this old Gibson. The lacquer is already damaged, and pulling the bushings can yank finish off too. Dan rigs a jig that holds the finish down while the bushing comes up.

    • Item #
    • Weight
    • 0733
    • 0.0015 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0733-G
    • 0.0015 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0733-R
    • 0.0001 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0734
    • 0.0040 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0734-RB
    • 0.0040 lbs. (0 kg)
    • 0734-RN
    • 0.0040 lbs. (0 kg)

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5.0

These Bushings fit great but looked great

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Excellent fit and look

5.0

Perfect fit for Silvertone

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I recently bought a repaired/restored Silvertone mandolin from the 60s. Not a great instrument, but it has a vibe to it. The only thing missing was tuner bushings so I bought some relic nickel bushings and they fit perfectly - no need for any reaming or hammering, just a hand press fit. Now my tuners work much better. I don't know where else I would have found these besides StewMac.

5.0

My 1920s mandolin needed these!

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Probably either missing for a very long time or absent altogether... these were welcome additions to tuner holes that had been wallowed out on both sides of the headstock. These worked perfectly to add stability. They also look fantastic.

5.0

Adding some vintage character and tuner stability

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These metal bushings work great for replacing the cheap plastic bushings that come with some instruments, either in kit form, or on an existing instrument. They also increase stability to the tuner, and will not wear out. Visually, they are tiny, but still add a cool vintage character to the instrument.

5.0

The parts were easy to find easy to order and arrived quickly

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this was my first experience with this site
i found what i was looking for easily
it was easy to order
fairly priced
and arrived very quickly

5.0

Good quality.

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There too Big for my Antique Banjo. I traded them for smaller bushings.

5.0

Look great

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I restored an old acoustic guitar, and these were great.

5.0

lJust what I needed.

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I got a guitar at a flee market. Missing 4 Tuner Bushings. They fit perfectly and look original. Nice!

5.0

tuning bushings

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used thes bushings on an old harmony solid body that I'm restoring and worked very well. Used reamer and pressed in.

5.0

Just the right item.

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Needed to upgrade the old gal.. the plastic buttons were falling apart and just too easy to lose. Reamed the tuner holes just a bit slid these in place... now she's good for 50 more years..

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