Tuners for SG Classic

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  1. Tanqueray

    Tanqueray Member

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    The previous owner of my SG Classic replace the original tuners with Grovers (and drilled new holes to do it :facepalm:). They work alright, but they're heavy and the neck dives as a result. Plus I prefer the look of the stock tuners.

    Unfortunately, the stock tuners didn't come with the guitar, so I need to get some new ones. Any recommendations for where I could find a set of tuners that look like the originals? Or maybe someone has a set they would like to get rid of? :naughty:
     
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    I have the kidney Grovers on my guitars and I fixed that issue by replacing the stock buttons with lightweight pearloid acrylic ones. Bought them on Ebay from someone in Taiwan.

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    frankd Well-Known Member

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    Are yousaying you want to change to Klusons green keys ? and not grovers??
    I should have set off my Lp .
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    Dave, my Classic was equipped with Kluson style like the ones in Frank's pic, but since I kinda liked those white buttoned ones, I swapped mine out for ones like is in that ebay ad I posted. Then since my '87 had a wonky tuner or 2, I swapped the keystone ones off my Classic onto my '87.
     
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    I like the Kluson Deluxe and the Grover 135s. Save those Rotomatics, though, if you need fishing weights.
     

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