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Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6 

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Preserve the performance and value of your Fender Strat or Telecaster guitar with these precise replacement tuners. Set of 6....Click To Read More About This Product

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Exact replacement tuners.

Preserve the performance and value of your Fender Strat or Telecaster guitar with these precise replacement tuners. Set of 6.


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FenderVintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6
 
4.1

(based on 11 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Functional (3)

Cons

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    • Experienced (3)

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Vintage machine head fitment

The first thing I want to cover is fitment. After reading previous reviews, I called Fender support and found out for these to replacement the Fender Modern keys you need to replace the bushings...Read complete review

The first thing I want to cover is fitment. After reading previous reviews, I called Fender support and found out for these to replacement the Fender Modern keys you need to replace the bushings with oversize 10 mm. Recommended source Steward-Macdonald. I got the busings, but added one round of masking tape for tighter fitment. Worked Great!! Vintage slotted keys look great and so easy to re-restring.

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Be careful!

I was looking to replace the tuning keys on my telecaster that had come with standard tuning keys. I was skeptical of whether or not the vintage keys would fit my tele so I...Read complete review

I was looking to replace the tuning keys on my telecaster that had come with standard tuning keys. I was skeptical of whether or not the vintage keys would fit my tele so I called musicians friend tech support. The girl who took my call assured me that the keys would fit. When I tried to install the vintage keys on my tele I had no luck. The eyelets fall through the holes. I'm not saying these are bad keys, I'm just letting you know they won't fit the holes drilled for the standard tuning keys.

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(2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Be careful!

By Honest

from Laramie, WY

Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

I was looking to replace the tuning keys on my telecaster that had come with standard tuning keys. I was skeptical of whether or not the vintage keys would fit my tele so I called musicians friend tech support. The girl who took my call assured me that the keys would fit. When I tried to install the vintage keys on my tele I had no luck. The eyelets fall through the holes. I'm not saying these are bad keys, I'm just letting you know they won't fit the holes drilled for the standard tuning keys.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Vintage machine head fitment

By Dobro Dave

from from the foothills in NC

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Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

The first thing I want to cover is fitment. After reading previous reviews, I called Fender support and found out for these to replacement the Fender Modern keys you need to replace the bushings with oversize 10 mm. Recommended source Steward-Macdonald. I got the busings, but added one round of masking tape for tighter fitment. Worked Great!! Vintage slotted keys look great and so easy to re-restring.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good

By Anonymous

from Undisclosed

Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

These tuners are only for pegheads that have pressfit bushings not the nut kind. Thats why the other guys had problems because they have non old guitars only vintage and reissues would have the holes to fit these. Hope i was of some help

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

good

By Bill Bill

from beach city, oh

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Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

these tuners are only for vintage diameter holes not modern ones thats why the other guys had problems with theirs. These are very very good tuners. vintage pegheads have press fit bushings the newer ones have nut-style bushings and are bigger than the old ones. Hope I was of some help.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Vintage tuning pegs and bushings

By 2004 Strat

from New York

Pros

  • Good Quality
  • Look Great Work Great

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

      They give my Strat project that vintage look and feel.
      Same parts on my Jaguar.
      For use on a standard strat: use Kluson 10mm bushings and drill the screw holes on the back of the headstock.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great tuners

      By Guitar nut

      from South

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

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

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Backup
      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

      Great tuners,I work and repair guitars.several bad reviews I noticed from people who didn't do their research on hole size and gave the tuners a bad review.research,research.

       
      5.0

      Great replacement tuners

      By Chuck

      from Lafayette, CO

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement for Fender import vintage tuners

        Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

        Easy to install. Note the measurements. I put these on a Modern Player short scale Telecaster.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Tuners

        By RLC

        from Tucson, Az

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

            I bought these to replace old ones. They look great and function perfect, very easy to install.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Mostly good

            By Ken

            from Huntsville, AL

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Pros

            • Functional

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

                First off, you can't find these at any old music store, so save yourself the trouble and order them online now.

                Second, the grooves for the string were shallower than what they replaced, so stringing the guitar was more difficult with these. However, once the strings are tight, everything is fine.

                (0 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Curly

                By Curly-BHipQ

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Fender Vintage-Style Strat/Tele Machine Heads Set of 6:

                Yeah I'll give Fender this. These look really cool, but thats the only good thing about them. First of all, they didn't fit the holes that were originally in my strat. All the eyes just sit loose and fall you whenever I pop a string. Secondly, they do make it easy to restring. The top of the tuners are open, leaving nothing to keep the string from coming out until its tight. On my Les Paul I can put all new strings on in 5 minutes. With these its more like 30. Although they keep your guitar in tune fine and look cool. They are not convenient at all. I recomend avoiding these.

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