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Post by Guest Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:57 pm

Anyone got a set of black Westone tuners? I'm looking for more than one set if possible.
Got a beat up old useless project guitar with decent tuners? I'll give ya $30 a set
If you read this post a year from now, please PM me, I'm sure I'll still be looking
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Post by Guest Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:09 pm

Altertatively, do any of the common replacement tuners fit Westones without mods? (Not that I've stopped looking for a few sets of black westone tuners)
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Post by Barry Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:43 am

Have you checked out Gotoh's? (Metric diameter shaft)

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Post by Westbone Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:33 pm

I know your not in the uk.
This is the kind of thing your after.
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/LEFT-HANDED-MACHINE-HEADS-FENDER-STRAT-TELE-ETC-/150490131699?pt=UK_Guitar_Accessories&hash=item2309e92cf3

will give you dims. you need.
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Post by Guest Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:08 pm

Thanks for the posts.
I'll measure the dimensions of my current tuners and see if they will fit correctly. I'm trying to avoid putting another little hole for the screw as well.

I still would like a set of westone ones if anyone ever comes across a set. Since I have one set for my 12 string project I would rather get a 2nd set of westones so all 12 tuners match instead of installing 2 sets of replacements...but if I have to I will. As long as a replacement will fit I can always keep an eye out on ebay and swap em out at a later date.

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Post by corsair Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:21 pm

sarcaster wrote: Since I have one set for my 12 string project I would rather get a 2nd set of westones so all 12 tuners match

Just to hijack the thread a little... check out the tuners on the Vantage VA912...

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... I found this arrangement fabulously east to use! Worth thinking about??
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Post by Warrn Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:37 pm

My 12-string bass does similar, the bass strings use bass tuners and the octave strings use guitar tuners. It looks cool and is very convenient at a glance.
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Post by Guest Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:45 pm

I like the idea of the alternating sizes. It looks like it would make tuning much easier.
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Post by corsair Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:18 pm

It does!! That particular guitar belongs to a mate in Australia who came to visit and bought it to show me. He doesn't play at all so I set it up and I can tell you, those tuners made the job just SO much easier...
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Post by Guest Fri Feb 04, 2011 4:45 pm

Doesn't play? And you didnt take it for yourself? shame.....
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Post by corsair Fri Feb 04, 2011 6:38 pm

Nope... not a note!! There's a photo of the occasion of his visit and I am holding the VA912 in a very possessive manner... he said later that he was a bit worried that he wouldn't be able to pry it out of my hands!! Laughing

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Post by Guest Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:32 pm

Great pic - I would love to try that guitar, and I wouldnt have let it go.

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