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Filing tuners to make them fit

Issue 269 August 25, 2016

The tuners on this Kay Speed Demon are nearly 50 years old, and they're worn out. The old tuners are 6-in-line, but not Fender spacing. Matt Brooker shows how he's modifying the replacement tuners to fit the guitar.
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About the guitar in this video: Matt’s Uncle Jim got this Kay Speed Demon for Christmas in 1967. It’s been in the family all these years!

blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkSingle-owner Kay Speed Demon from 1967
  • checkmarkString posts are 6-in-line, but not Fender spacing
  • checkmarkWhere/how to remove metal to solve the problem
  • checkmarkMake a quick jig for accurate filing

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