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Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder   

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The Ernie Ball PowerPeg winds your guitar or bass strings up to 70% faster than conventional manual winders. The easily portable PowerPeg string wind...Read More

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String up your guitar or bass in no time.

The Ernie Ball PowerPeg winds your guitar or bass strings up to 70% faster than conventional manual winders. The easily portable PowerPeg string winder is perfect for home, stage, the jam room, or anywhere you need a complete string change. The compact battery-powered Ernie Ball PowerPeg winder is one of the most useful accessories for guitarists and bassists. The PowerPeg string winder's universal head attachment fits all tuning peg head types including bass, acoustic and electric guitar and other stringed instruments. A custom locking on-off trigger prevents accidental or unintentional operation.

FEATURES
  • Easy-access battery compartment
  • On/off switch
  • Forward and reverse lever
  • Sleek, durable housing

Save time stringing your guitar or bass—order today!

SPECIFICATIONS

PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder

  • Uses four AA batteries (not included)
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Ernie BallPowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder
 
4.0

(based on 52 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (33)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (22)
  • Functional (21)
  • Good quality (16)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (21), Professional musician (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

PowerPeg String Winder Earns 5 Stars!

O.K. folks, here is a well-made practical tool. It is designed to wind & unwind strings on a guitar - not to change tires on a NASCAR racer. Just put batteries (not...Read complete review

O.K. folks, here is a well-made practical tool. It is designed to wind & unwind strings on a guitar - not to change tires on a NASCAR racer. Just put batteries (not included) in it, take it out of park, and pull the trigger - forward or reverse, your choice. Simple. It works. The end.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Worth the money!

I just had carpal tunnel surgery done and have been wanting to get one of these. I finally got it and yes it works! I dont know why people think it is too...Read complete review

I just had carpal tunnel surgery done and have been wanting to get one of these. I finally got it and yes it works! I dont know why people think it is too slow? It is quick for me and if it went too fast people would pop strings or hurt themselves. If it every breaks I will buy another!
It has forward and reverse and fights bass and guitar machine heads.
Very well made.
I got mine for cheap and it helps a lot.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Lots of Guitars and Lots of Strings

By Combat

from Wilmington, NC

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Time Saver

Cons

  • It wasn't free.

Best Uses

  • Making Nut and Saddle Adjustments
  • Restringing Guitars and Mandolins

Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

I first saw this gadget I believe on Martin's web site where a technician was using it to string one of their guitars. It looked so easy I decided to get one and see how it worked. Didn't expect a gold plated case as some others seem to have expected and I didn't get one. What I did get was a plastic, battery powered, string winder. It isn't heavy duty but I am not pounding nails. I am simply winding up and unwinding strings and, having a lot of guitars, I do that quite often.

I have been using this tool for just over two years now and it is still working as good today as the first day I got it. This little gadget has saved me a lot of time restringing my guitars. When I am about to go to a gig and at the last minute decide to put on new strings before the show, I no longer have to struggle with cutting and unwinding stings at the posts that have often left me with punctured and bleeding fingers. I just apply this little jewel and off come the old and on go the new and it is really that easy. It takes using it a time or two to get use to which way to pull the trigger but so was learning how to turn the tuning pegs on our first couple of sets of strings.

I chose this particular one because, having a lot of power tools with batteries, I know that if they are not in constant use and recharging regularly the battery will die. So I chose the one that you have to put batteries in. I have changed the 4 double A batteries three times in two years and I do a lot of strings. Just remember to remove the batteries if you are going to store it for a few weeks or months just in case a battery leaks. Other than that you should have a functional and easy to use tool that will make stringing your instruments a lot more enjoyable. And yes I have recommended this to my friends but not my enemies.

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4.0

Real Handy.

By Anthony

from undisclosed

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Comments about PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

Really handy and saves time.

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5.0

Great product

By cjslicer

from Abilene, TX

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Any guitar work

    Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

    Well designed. I was using a drill attachment plugged into an electric screwdriver. This is easier to handle and use. Always use the tool designed for the job!

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    5.0

    time saver

    By Jimmy

    from Fredericksburg

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

        works great and save you time. But if you drop it on a hard wood floor like I did you will be ordering a second one like I did

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        3.0

        It's not perfect.

        By Gdubs

        from Pensacola, FL

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        Pros

        • Could be better.
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Changing Strings

        Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

        I've had mine 2-3 years now and it started working intermittently about a year ago. Now it won't work at all. I've taken it apart and the issue is in the switch. So it is time now for a new winder.
        Having stated my disappointment, in fairness... What did I expect for 20. I expected I would get more than a dozen uses out of it.
        I might get the Pro or even the Penguin by B-Band next time.

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        5.0

        Sting replacement

        By Smuggler

        from Apple Valley, CA

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

            Not hard to figure out, quick and easy

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Really Handy Tool

            By Tedd

            from Tolland, Connecticut

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

                Have been putting off buying one of these for a long time. Finally got one yesterday. Really like it. Very handy tool. Makes stringing a guitar much easier. I have 8 guitars to string so it is especially nice to have.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great bang for the buck!

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                By Billyguitar

                from Tulsa

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

                    This is a great convenience product for changing strings. Just the right speed of the revolution.
                    Another great product from the folks at Ernie Ball and a fantastic value from MF:)

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    PowerPeg Battery powered string winder.

                    By We go by "Larry and friends"

                    from Roseau, Mn

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Wish I Had Not Waited So

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

                        This product is a must for anyone who has arthritis. I should have bought one a long time ago. I am well pleased with it and would recommend it to all guitar players.

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                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Not Exactly Universal

                        By OldPoet

                        from Urbana, IL

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                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Doesn't Fit Mandolin

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery Powered String Winder:

                            Says fits all acoustic tuning pegs, but notches are too big for mandolin. Had to silly putty holes to get it to makeshift work. Still wobbles around, but it is faster than winding by hand.

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