New KLUSON Revololution tuner arrived

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  1. papagayo

    papagayo Well-Known Member

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    I' m very happy,

    SG Standard TBK 89.jpg


    SG Standard TBK 190.jpg
     
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    Kabrijj Well-Known Member

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    I love those tuners. I've got 'em on a lot of my guitars... I think you'll like 'em too.

    Awesome you found ones with the "K" logo stamped on the back; more recent ones have a laser engraved "Kluson" on the back. Same tuners, I just like the simpler "K" look, myself.
     
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    I got them on a Tele '72 RI and love them. Very precise and well made.
     
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    What's the diameter? 10mm or are they "vintage"?
     
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    Nice tuners. Do they have a double ring version?
     
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    papagayo Well-Known Member

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    They have a complete range : locking and standard, Gold, nickel and chrome, vintage and 10mm post....

    The KLUSON Revolution are very light and smooth. With 1:19 ration the precision is perfect.
     
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    Thanks for the info. I have an incoming Harley Benton and I may need to do some upgrading.
     
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    I’ve been looking at these too. After using the Grover’s on my Les Paul,going back to the stock Kluson’s On my SG seem really finicky.
    I wouldn’t get locking as they’re probably a bit heavier. You know, neck dive and all that...
     
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    papagayo Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the Kluson Revolution are modern tuners with a vintage look and they work nicely.

    When the SG is completely finished and upgraded (GraphTech nut, ABR-1 bridge conversion, M69 pickup rings) I' ll post pictures.
     
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    Lol, you could buy a nice Gibson LP Studio for what it costs to do rigt. Here's what I "upgraded" on a SC450 Les Paul clone:
    Complete wiring harness
    CTS pots
    Chicklet caps
    Switchcraft toggle
    490/498 pickups
    Kluson deluxe tuners
    Gotoh stopbar and bridge
    TUSQ nut
    At the end of the day you're left with a guitar that plays and sounds good, but not Gibson good.
    P.S. If Thomann really inspected the one I modded, the crew was out drinking heavily the night before.
     
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    syscokid Well-Known Member

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    Are these Kluson Revolutions significantly lighter than Grover Rotomatics?
     
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    papagayo Well-Known Member

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    I don' t have rotomatics on my guitars but I compared those 3 machine heads :

    SCHALLER De Luxe, KLUSON De Luxe, KLUSON Revolution. The result? KLUSON Revolution is the lightest tuner .

    Finishes available for the Revolution are black, gold, nickel and chrome.


    SG Standard TBK 190.jpg
     
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    papagayo Well-Known Member

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    Détails make the difference, Creamtone pickguard, Knobs historic correct, Pointers, Heavy knurled Switchcraft nut, Historic switch tip


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    I just realized that my recently acquired SG Standard has pointers.
     

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