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Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder

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Dunlop's Roadpro String winder makes replacing strings quick and easy. The special, fast-action steel axle enables smooth rotation, eliminating any u...Click To Read More About This Product

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A steel-axle string winder that makes string changes a breeze.

Dunlop's Roadpro String winder makes replacing strings quick and easy. The special, fast-action steel axle enables smooth rotation, eliminating any unstable wobbling. Its tough construction and comfortable grip with an extra hidden storage compartment inside make this guitar string winder an essential guitar accessory for any player's gig bag. Features a handy built in bridge pin puller.


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DunlopRoadpro Guitar String Winder
 
4.4

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Functional (14)
  • Good quality (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (7)
  • Concerts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (10), Novice (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Same old, same old

As with all string winders I have tried, the peg winder itself felt loose. The handle was a little longer than most which I really liked and the bridge pin puller worked nicely....Read complete review

As with all string winders I have tried, the peg winder itself felt loose. The handle was a little longer than most which I really liked and the bridge pin puller worked nicely. If only you could tighten a screw to make the winder more sturdy, this would be an excellent tool. I usually prefer the D'Andrea winder but it was on backorder. I have a zap-it for my electric screw driver and just use the manual ones as a back-up for my gig bag so this was definetly worth the price. Let's see how long it lasts??

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

It can scratch your headstock.

Seems to be well made, but the part that makes contact with the peg is poorly designed...while using the tool it is very easy to allow it to get crooked, coming into...Read complete review

Seems to be well made, but the part that makes contact with the peg is poorly designed...while using the tool it is very easy to allow it to get crooked, coming into contact with the headstock and scratching it.

Especially bad is the the small notch or "peg puller": It has sharp corners that really can cause some pretty nasty scratches.

I am going to have to modify mine with a dremel tool so it won't scratch my guitars again...not sure what to do about the scratches that are already there though...

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Same old, same old

By IrishinCT

from Stafford Springs, CT

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Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

As with all string winders I have tried, the peg winder itself felt loose. The handle was a little longer than most which I really liked and the bridge pin puller worked nicely. If only you could tighten a screw to make the winder more sturdy, this would be an excellent tool. I usually prefer the D'Andrea winder but it was on backorder. I have a zap-it for my electric screw driver and just use the manual ones as a back-up for my gig bag so this was definetly worth the price. Let's see how long it lasts??

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great handy tool

By John Catfang

from New Jersey USA

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

    It does what it's supposed to do. It turns your tuning pegs to make quick work of string changes. It's well built, handy and sturdy with a steel rod to last years. I'll be getting one more to keep on hand on the road.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best Plastic Winder Period

    By MacMan

    from San Luis Obispo, CA

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Changing Strings Effortlessly

      Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

      The steel axle on this winder makes it winner for me. I've broken so many cheap plastic winders in the past I can't begin to count them all. Finally here's a product that should last without breaking. I found it easy to use as a winder and bridge pin puller. No negative issues. Couldn't be happier.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Seems to be a well-made product

      By lakky

      from Bandon, Oreagon

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

          I bought two and they are identical.....which means they have some quality control in place. They are well-made and do the job. They have a couple sharp edges on the pin puller so you need to be careful not to scratch the finish on your instrument when using it. Overall, this is a great product for a good price and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone who strings a guitar.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          It can scratch your headstock.

          By plainoldjason

          from Boston, MA

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          Pros

            Cons

            • Not Functional

            Best Uses

              Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

              Seems to be well made, but the part that makes contact with the peg is poorly designed...while using the tool it is very easy to allow it to get crooked, coming into contact with the headstock and scratching it.

              Especially bad is the the small notch or "peg puller": It has sharp corners that really can cause some pretty nasty scratches.

              I am going to have to modify mine with a dremel tool so it won't scratch my guitars again...not sure what to do about the scratches that are already there though...

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Solid String Winder

              By Sundancer50

              from Quakertown, PA

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Madatory For Restringing

                Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                This is the most solid String winder that i have tried.. most of them feel like they are going to fall apart. That is not the case with this one.. the pin in the pivot point is a nice fit.. not at all sloppy in operation and feel. I love it ,, in fact will be ordering a few more to have on hand.. have a feeling someone will try and claim this one sooner or later.

                 
                5.0

                road pro guitar string winder

                By chuck

                from smock,pa.

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                  good winder works well saves a lot of time

                   
                  5.0

                  Great quality winder

                  By Kermit

                  from Wyoming

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                      I have had a few winders (always lose them) and was pleasently surprised at the quality of this one when it arrived. It is well built, fits my hand comfortably and is hefty enough to put up with me dropping it fequently.

                       
                      5.0

                      This is a must have for any guitar player.

                      By Mik

                      from Seattle, WA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                          Makes replacing strings very easy

                           
                          5.0

                          Good product!

                          By AJ

                          from Connecticut

                          About Me Novice

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                            This string winder saves time tuning and detuning the strings of a guitar, ukelele, charango, mandolin. Make it your best friend! It is convenient and it will not take you forever to wind the strings.

                             
                            4.0

                            Dunlop has done it again!

                            By Dave

                            from Woodstock,act.

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

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                                Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                This winder is well made and bargain priced!

                                 
                                4.0

                                Pro string crank

                                By bdrhythm

                                from NYC

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                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Good Quality

                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                    Works fine. I'm familiar with these. They seem very well built--not cheap.

                                     
                                    1.0

                                    I had to reorder the item because of poor packaging

                                    By Sourdough

                                    from Atlanta, GA

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                                    Pros

                                    • Functional

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Practicing

                                      Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                      The product is okay

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Yes I will buy this product again and again

                                      By Guitar Slinger

                                      from Greenville,Ga.

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                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Functional
                                      • Good Quality

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Backup
                                        • Concerts
                                        • Practicing

                                        Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                        Very good product quickly improves time it takes to change my strings

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Great winder

                                        By Richard

                                        from undisclosed

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                                        Comments about Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                        It works

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        great winder

                                        By steve1583

                                        from rhode island

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                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Functional
                                        • Good Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Practicing

                                          Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                          I used to change my strings by hand and it got very tiring winding 6 string handles. I got this and changed from night to day. It is made of sturdy plastic and even has a pin puller for acoustics. This winder is a great tool and I highly reccomend it.

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Works Great!!!

                                          By Jake

                                          from Clover, SC

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                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Functional
                                          • Good Quality

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Concerts
                                            • Practicing

                                            Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                            this is one of the best peg winders i have ever purchased. its durable lightweight, and compact. perfect for concerts :)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Pick 1 up !!!!!

                                            By BoBo

                                            from Warren, PA

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                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Functional

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Dunlop Roadpro Guitar String Winder:

                                                Kicking myself for not getting 1 of the rascals a lifetime ago.

                                                Huge time saver . . . Piece of cake to use.

                                                Get 1 ASAP .

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