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Tuning key for Peavey Bass guitar T20-T40

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by mugu_77, Dec 14, 2012.


  1. mugu_77

    mugu_77

    Dec 14, 2012
    Hi eveyrone

    I´m looking for one tuning key for my Peavey T20 bass guitar. I already wrote to Peavey, they don´t sell it anymore (no wonder, since this bass guitar was built in 1983). Any info about where to get a compatible tuning key for this model will be very appreciated.

    Cheers!

    mugu
     
  2. bassmanrocke

    bassmanrocke Supporting Member

    Need pictures. There were two different types of tuners used on t20s. Both by schaller, one had standard elephant ears, the other resembling grover titans.
     
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  4. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Are you saying the Grover Titans found on early Peavey basses were not made by Grover, but were Schaller clones? Interesting.

    I suspect the "other" machines to be Schallers spec'd by Peavey, because they don't seem to have been used by any other builders, just Peavey.

    Typically found on T-20's, early Furys and the Foundation into the mid 80's. Then they seem to have disappeared altogether. I think I've had every quality tuner made but these are my all time faves.

    Good luck finding a used set, or a single tuner. Been watching for them for several years, never seen any for sale. Not ever.
     
  5. mugu_77

    mugu_77

    Dec 14, 2012
  6. mugu_77

    mugu_77

    Dec 14, 2012
  7. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time. Supporting Member

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
  8. mugu_77

    mugu_77

    Dec 14, 2012
    thanks! I ´m checking the specifications right now, and where to get the spare part!
     
  9. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time. Supporting Member

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
  10. danomite64

    danomite64 Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
  11. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time. Supporting Member

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
    Nope. But if I had seen the photo, rather than the link, I would have known that they were different.

    I saw that the title said he was looking for T-20/T-40 tuners. I have had many T-40s over the years and I know what those look like without referencing the photos.

    It seems that the T-20 tuners are different. Thanks for pointing that out.
     
  12. mugu_77

    mugu_77

    Dec 14, 2012
    So, I´m still in the search, I guess. Thanks for the help, though.

    Cheers
     
  13. Without pix this is just guessed
     
  14. Templar

    Templar Supporting Member

    Good luck with your quest mugu.
     
  15. danomite64

    danomite64 Supporting Member

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    The pic in my post is the pic in the OP's link; there's been no guessing on my part.
     
  16. bassmanrocke

    bassmanrocke Supporting Member

    Those are very nice tuners. The little black allen nuts on the bottom tighten up the gear lash. They do occasionally show up on ebay after a part out or a switch to black hardware. Definitely worth the wait till they show up.
     
  17. TonH

    TonH

    Jan 26, 2011
    The Netherlands
    They are still out there.

    Recently I bought a set in a store that had to close down.

    [​IMG]

    Just 20 euro's, so keep searching, call as many shops as you can.

    Good luck.
     
  18. mugu_77

    mugu_77

    Dec 14, 2012
    holy ****! i only need one of those! thanks for giving me hope
     
  19. Engine207

    Engine207 Losing faith in humanity...one call at a time. Supporting Member

    Jul 10, 2008
    Higley, AZ
    Those look like the Schaller keywinds I referenced for the T-40. Danomite64 has exhaustingly pointed that out. He will not be happy about this! ;) :bag:
     
  20. TonH

    TonH

    Jan 26, 2011
    The Netherlands
    Here a picture of tuners of a T40 I sold a few months ago.

    I think it was from 1978 or 1979.

    [​IMG]
     



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