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Fender 5 String Headstocks & Tuners

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by that one guy, Feb 23, 2005.

  1. Hey guys,

    I just picked up a 2001 MIM Jazz Deluxe 5 string with the 5 inline Gotoh tuners. The thing is, I prefer the look of the traditional Fender "clover" tuners.

    Does anybody know if the smaller ultra light "clover" tuners form the American Deluxe Series will fit my inline 5 design? I'm not afraid to enlarge the holes if needed...just looking to find out if they will fit on the headstock.

    Also, if anybody prefers the Gotohs, I'd be willing to work out a trade deal....

  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    I think the point was to lighten the headstock area reducing neck dive. I guess you can try the Ultralights but not sure if the holes are the same size.
  3. incase anybody is interested, i ended up replacing the gotohs with the hipshot ultralights with the clover keys and they fit no problem.