97 Pbass Deluxe Tuner replacement

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by phunksta, Feb 2, 2014.


  1. phunksta

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  2. AGH

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  3. walterw

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    i think they will. (i know they will if you're not afraid of a little woodworking.)

    the one thing to watch for with those keys (i put a set on my '96 P, much better balance than the old boat-anchors it came with) is the tension screw, which can all too easily back itself out over time and fall out, taking that little impossible-to-replace metal collar with it.

    as soon as you get these on the bass, put a little drop of the low-strength loc-tite on that little screw, then immediately screw it in and adjust it until the key tension is smooth without being stiff.

    once done you're good to go.
     

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