Upgrading guitar tuners: what you need to know

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Issue 261 May 05, 2016

Will you need to drill holes in your guitar if you put new tuners on it? How do you figure out which tuners are an easy fit, and which require more work? What about keeping the old tuners for resale value? We get questions, and Erick Coleman has answers.

In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Two types: vintage tuners compared to sealed tuners
  • When is it necessary to drill?
  • Stashing original tuners for later resale
  • Retrofit bushings: reverting to vintage tuners

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