What ratio are Fender locking tuners?
You should find specs between 18:1 and 23:1, which are generally considered as the best in terms of performance and ease of use. I have to add that an 18:1 locking tuner gear ratio works much better than a standard open-gear tuning machine or similar.
What size are standard Fender tuners?
Instead of the common setscrew setup, both types of tuners have two, short, 3/32 inch diameter pins. The Fender pins are a little farther from the shaft. Therefore, another pair of holes is required for each tuner. The distance between the old and new holes is very small.
What size hole is needed for Fender locking tuners?
What size mounting hole is required to mount the Fender locking tuners? Answer: Modern 10mm. If your current tuners are 2-pin mount (no visible screws) they are a drop-in upgrade.
How much do Fender locking tuners weigh?
|Item Weight||0.64 ounces|
|Date First Available||November 25, 2006|
|Color Name||Polished Chrome|
|Number of Keyboard Keys||6|
Why are Fender locking tuners staggered?
Set of six locking tuners designed to fit most modern-style Fender electric guitars with dual-pin mounting configuration. Tall post tuners are used for the wound strings and shorter post tuners are used for the plain strings. Staggered tuners increase the break angle over the nut and improve tuning stability.
How do you measure a tuner?
So the first method to determine your sizing is remvoing the tuner currently installed on your bass, and measure the hole drilled into the headstock. If the hole is 9/16″ in diameter you’ll need a 3/8″ tuner. If the hole is 11/16″ in diameter you’ll need a 1/2″ tuner.
How are tuner holes measured?
The easiest solution may be to remove one of the current tuners, and measure the diameter of the peghead hole it was in. Then check out the specs for the tuner you want to use to determine if the size is correct.
Are Fender locking tuners worth it?
The Quick Answer Locking tuners are worth it if your guitar has a tremolo or you are using thinner gauge strings which means you are struggling to keep it in tune. If your guitar does not suffer from tuning instability then it may be better to stick with standard tuners.
Where are Fender tuners made?
This is a brand new discontinued (new old stock) set of genuine Fender 70’s vintage style “F” logo reissue tuners in chrome that are Schaller made in Germany. The current tuners from Fender are made in Taiwan and South Korea and are inferior in overall build quality to these.
Do you need a string tree with Fender locking tuners?
Do You Need String Trees With Locking Tuners? No. Usually, locking tuners are made with staggered posts.
Do you need string tree with staggered tuners?
In theory yes, using staggered tuners eliminates the need to use a string tree. On a guitar that uses a string tree you will typically only see a string tree used on the highest strings E & B, and sometimes on the D & G strings.