HIPSHOT d-tuner gb7 style users, please read. problem

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by troll, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. troll


    Aug 31, 2000
    Chicago area
    So I bought a gb7 style d-tuner in gold to match my cirrus. Well, it doesn't work! The shaft is way too short to fit the headstock. I even tried it on all my other basses that take the gb7 style tuner, same result.

    Indeed I intend to contact them to find out what the deal is, but it's got me pretty frustrated after spending a pretty penny on it.

    Anyone else encounter this?

    Should I just try and sell it outright and forget the whole deal?

  2. Mine came installed on a custom. I notice that the geared portion sits 1/4" or so further behind or lower than the rest, but the post is in the same position relative to the others. There are many different models of these things- maybe they shipped you the wrong one. You should definitely contact whoever you got it from- they should be able to help.
  3. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    This happens sometimes with thicker headstocks. Email Hipshot, their customer service is excellent and they'll help you out plenty.