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Wanted: Single "Krutz" tuning machine

Discussion in 'Wanted: Double Basses, Amps, & Accessories' started by james condino, Mar 26, 2014.


  1. james condino

    james condino Spruce dork Supporting Member

    Sep 30, 2007
    asheville, nc
    I had the gears go bad on one of my Krutz tuning machines on my main giging bass; they have a lot of slip and backlash now, and a bit of "grit". I've tried all of the obvious fixes with no luck, so I'm looking to see if anyone has a single in their parts drawer. Any length is fine as I can pull the shaft off the other .
     
  2. vejesse

    vejesse

    Apr 8, 2006
    Madison, Wi
    Disclosures:
    Double Bass Workshop
    Hi James. Do you need the "half plate" type that look like Rubner copies? If so I have a whole box of them. To be clear what exactly do you have?
     
  3. james condino

    james condino Spruce dork Supporting Member

    Sep 30, 2007
    asheville, nc
    I'm looking for one of the individual brass machines for a worn out / slipping "E" string in the normal spot, approx. 30:1 ratio, that look like the model that Shen closely copied:

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