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Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads   

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Set of 6, chrome finish, Fender locking tuning machines (used on the American Deluxe Series guitars)....Read More

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Set of 6, chrome finish, Fender locking tuning machines (used on the American Deluxe Series guitars).


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FenderDeluxe Locking Machine Heads
 
4.7

(based on 55 reviews)

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    (50)

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    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

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    (3)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (32)
  • Easy to use (28)
  • Functional (27)
  • Improves sound (14)
  • Easy to install (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (14)
  • Practicing (14)
  • Back-up (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (21), Professional musician (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Drop-In replacement for MIM Cabronita!

In a world with a lot of guesswork surrounding replacement parts, proper fits, and innacurate specs, it was wonderful to get something that was a perfect fit. These were a perfect, drop-in...Read complete review

In a world with a lot of guesswork surrounding replacement parts, proper fits, and innacurate specs, it was wonderful to get something that was a perfect fit. These were a perfect, drop-in replacement for the stock tuners on my new MIM Fender Cabronita. Installation took 5 minutes of work with a hollow tube nut driver (and that included removing the stock tuners). I've done 2 string changes since, and the pins / locking mechanism is as good as any locking tuner I've used in the past 21 years (generally Sperzels). Smooth and accurate gears. Expedient string changes. Staggered, so you can get rid of that string tree if you want and remove another friction / potential binding point. The break angle over the nut is not nearly as dramatic as with the bent steel tree, but the angle is absolutely sufficient and honestly the original angle was (IMO) putting too much pressure on the nut and without lube (e.g. Big Bends Nut Sauce) I could see that being a nasty binding point as well. So, these tuners are not only convenient, but definitely help the overall functionality of the instrument. Great and worthwile purchase.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Something Strange Happend

I have never seen anything like this. I mounted these in a Tele and the installation went fine. My problem is that three of these tuners shafts are short by .100". which...Read complete review

I have never seen anything like this. I mounted these in a Tele and the installation went fine. My problem is that three of these tuners shafts are short by .100". which makes the strin hole just under the bushing. Totally unusable/

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1.0

Something Strange Happend

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from Tulsa,OK

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Good Quality

Cons

  • Not Functional

Best Uses

    Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

    I have never seen anything like this. I mounted these in a Tele and the installation went fine. My problem is that three of these tuners shafts are short by .100". which makes the strin hole just under the bushing. Totally unusable/

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    5.0

    Flawless transaction

    By 

    from Boston MASS

    About Me Professional Musician

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          Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

          I easily found the parts I needed. Ordered them and they arrived in two days.This was a flawless transaction.

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          5.0

          Great loooking tuners!!

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          from wisconsin woods

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

            I put these on a project guitar build and I am very happy with them,,,best looking tuner out there with the big "F" on the knob

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            NICE!

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            from Wisconsin

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Quick String Changes

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                These went right in on my Fender Blacktop HH. No fuss no muss. No drilling or extra holes. Couldn't be an easier install. They work great and make changing strings a breeze. They seem to be great quality. I'm happy!

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                5.0

                Easy instillation, work great.

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                from Ballston Spa, NY

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                  Very easy instillations compared to the sperzel tunners that I have on many of my other guitars, however they are made for the new stlye tunners on many new fenders models. They are stagged in size and are not marked, there are no instructions included but instillation still takes probably less then 30 minutes.
                  Bottom line they work great, go to youtube to see how easy they are to install. Kudos to fender.

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                  5.0

                  MIM Strat Drop in :-)

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                  from Las Vegas, NV

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality

                  Cons

                  • Zero

                  Best Uses

                  • Stabilize Tuning

                  Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                  Eased my concern with the 2 pin drop in when they dropped in perfectly. Yes, the mim strat is 2 pin. Thought I'd run across that situation (clogged string holes) stated in the most negative comment but turns out that the mechanism need to be turned way out to clear the string entry - unlike the few turns on the Sperzels on my Strat Plus. Happy camper playing in tune :-)

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                  4.0

                  Upgrade for telecaster

                  By 

                  from Oklahoma

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Easy to install
                  • Easy To Operate
                  • High quality
                  • Make Re Stringing A Snap

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Stay In Tune

                  Best Uses

                  • On Every Fender Guitar

                  Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                  Nice, easy, and functional. But doesn't keep my telecaster in tune and that's why I bought them.

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                  (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads

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                  from Texas

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                    Cons

                    • Poor Quality

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                      I was disappointed with the quality of this product and returned them to MF. Since I didn't use them, I can't comment on their functionality. In my opinion they don't compare to Sperzel or Schaller.
                      Of course, Musicians Friend handles issues in a professional manner.

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                      5.0

                      Finally -- Two pins!

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                      from Port Townsend, WA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                        Been looking for a couple of years to find locking tuners with two pins to fit my Korean made Fender Strat Lite Ash. My long search is over.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        They are excellent ...

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                        from Laurel, MD

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                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Backup
                          • Concerts
                          • Practicing

                          Comments about Fender Deluxe Locking Machine Heads:

                          Mind you, there are varying heights (the three taller posts are E, A, and D. The short posts are G, B, and E. They drop in easily. ALSO, go to the Fender site and they have a really good rule-of-thumb for positioning the string holes when restringing (critical).

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