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Replacement tuners for a vintage Starfire?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jbiscuti, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    New York City
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    Endorsing Artist: Grolsch Strap Locks
    I have an old Starfire coming in tomorrow that's had the tuners swapped for stupidly heavy Schallers. I'd love to put some Hipshot Ultralites on this, which I love anyway and will solve the neck dive issue.

    I know I need 2x2, but what size? 1/2", 3/8", or neither?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    Denton, TX or Kailua, HI
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    AFM 72-147 union card-carrying liberal academic musician
    Uummmm...can't advise without pics of Starfire! ;) :D
     
  3. DethByDoom

    DethByDoom

    Sep 23, 2012
    Houston,Tx
    I have a DeArmond starfire with stock tuners. Trade? :D

    What size are they?
     
  4. GlennW

    GlennW

    Sep 6, 2006
    Wait until you get the bass.

    Remove one tuner, and measure the hole.

    That's the ONLY way to know what you need (assuming all four are alike).
     
  5. jbiscuti

    jbiscuti Supporting Member

    Dec 22, 2007
    New York City
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Grolsch Strap Locks
    Thanks guys. Pics soon. :)
     



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