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Can you tell me what this is please?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by morf, Apr 16, 2006.


  1. morf

    morf Banned

    Feb 17, 2006
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    Just noticed this picture in the unlimited show your basses thread, and I was wondering what that metal thing on the E string is and what is its purpose.

    Thanks
     
  2. fookgub

    fookgub

    Jun 5, 2005
    Houston, TX
    I think it's a D-tuner
     
  3. morf

    morf Banned

    Feb 17, 2006
    What is a D tuner for?
     
  4. A wee lever you throw to drop your tuning a certain amount (generally a tone, so it takes your E to D: hence D-tuner!). They're more normally seen on the headstock.
     
  5. morf

    morf Banned

    Feb 17, 2006
    So this is sorta like a precise locking tremolo for only 1 string? Cool...
     
  6. It lets you switch between standard tuning and drop D at the flick of a switch, without any faffing about.
     
  7. jeff_bass28

    jeff_bass28 Guest

    Mar 21, 2006
    I've never seen one of these Fury basses untill recently. Didn't really like the bass, but that D-tuner was cool! :bassist: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
     

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