tuners

How to Install 'Pinned' Tuners

How to Install 'Pinned' Tuners

Why do some tuners have pins sticking out the back and no screw-holes? How would you go about installing tuners like this on your guitar? Well, it’s a little more involved than a screw-secured tuner but it’s still pretty straightforward.

Check it out…

How to Shrink a Hole

How to Shrink a Hole

A while back, I wrote about some methods for enlarging holes — for instance, if you wanted to fit larger tuners or a larger control pot into a hole that had housed something smaller.

But what if you want to go the other way? What if you want to remove some hardware that’s bigger than the stuff being installed?

Addendum: Locking Tuner Advice Debunked?

Addendum: Locking Tuner Advice Debunked?

So, after publishing the advice to always tune UP to a note for stability, I had a lot of questions about some advice from Fender saying the opposite when using locking tuners. Should you always tune up or should you sometimes go past the note and tune down?

Where’s my Debunking Hat?