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Replacement tuners for 1981 Yamaha B.B.400 bass

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Cjtsound, Nov 12, 2018.


  1. Cjtsound

    Cjtsound

    Nov 1, 2017
    Hey guys, I bought this Yamaha bass off of a guy on Craigslist, tuners were completely shot.

    Problem is they’re Yamaha and so I can’t find any direct replacements. Any of you know of any that would fit or could send me some information on changing the screws so I can use more ‘traditional’ tuners? image.
     
  2. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

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  3. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    Otherwise you’ll have to drill some new holes
     
  4. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

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  5. Cjtsound

    Cjtsound

    Nov 1, 2017
    Assuming that those measurements are in mm they don’t look like the right size.

    Do you know of any resources or have any guidance on drilling new holes?
     
  6. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    All you need is a drill and a 1/16 drill bit.
    Don’t drillthrough the headstock
     
  7. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    Also look on eBay. I’ve seen used OE tuners there
     
  8. Cjtsound

    Cjtsound

    Nov 1, 2017
    Thanks, I have a spare set of traditional gotohs so I’ll figure those out.
     
  9. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    You’ll be fine. Just remember to measure twice, drill once
     

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