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Discussion in 'Technical Side of Things' started by rockinforJesus, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. rockinforJesus

    rockinforJesus Gretschie

    241
    Nov 7, 2014
    Upstate New York
    I have a Les Paul with Klusons that have the small white oval buttons on them that is begging for an upgrade.
    In my usual tireless searching and review browsing, I decided on the Kluson Revolution non-locking tuners. http://www.kluson.com/revolution.html#g-non
    Anyone have experience with these? I KNOW they will really make the LP pop when I ditch the small unsightly buttoned tuners for a real set of tulips. Just looking to see if anyone is using these and what they think about them...
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  2. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Synchromatic

    816
    Jun 8, 2015
    fROMOHIO
    Haven't tried these machines in particular, but I've put other recent production Klusons on a couple guitars and they've worked well. Maybe a bit pricey (I somehow wound up w/ the impression that they're made by Gotoh but can't recall how) but I like 'em.
     
  3. Uncle Daddy

    Uncle Daddy Country Gent

    Jan 19, 2012
    Maldon UK
    They're a pita for getting enough leverage to turn them easily, especially if you have sausage fingers. Can't beat half moon Gotohs.
     
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  5. journeyman

    journeyman Gretschie

    296
    Aug 20, 2009
    Hamilton, Ontario
    I have a set of Gotoh Kluson style locking tuners. They have the small metal oval buttons though; might not be what you want. They are great tuners though. If you're interested I can send you the specs.
     
  6. stevo

    stevo Country Gent

    May 1, 2012
    Atlanta
    Great quality - go for it.
     
  7. guitarmike

    guitarmike Gretschie

    157
    Oct 13, 2015
    Montreal
    Did you make sure the holes in the headstock are the
    right size?
    Personnally I would not want to drill the holes bigger
    on any guitar.
     
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