1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Tuner Screw Redrill Help

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by cessna928, Apr 22, 2009.


  1. cessna928

    cessna928

    Mar 1, 2009
    Kentucky USA
    I finally installed some gotoh tuners in my squire P, but I managed to drill the screwhole on the A tuner about a .5 to 1 mm off. This made the tuner point out at an angle, rather than being perpendicular to the headstock edge like the others. Its just enough to be noticeable to me.

    Would I be better off filling the hole with wood puddy and redrilling in the correct location or doing the match stick fix to repair this?

    I'm worried that the close proximity to the wood puddy would weaken the new hole.
     
  2. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    Don't use wood putty, use a stick of hardwood. Glue it in and let it dry well before drilling a new hole.
     

Share This Page