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Upright Tuning Machine Needed

Discussion in 'Wanted: Double Basses, Amps, & Accessories' started by Guey, May 26, 2012.


  1. Guey

    Guey

    Sep 12, 2011
    I have an Electric Upright that is missing the "clover leaf" or "elephant ear" piece from one of its tuning machines. The tuner works fine. I just want to replace the missing piece.
    The black tuners are in a 2 x 2 configuration. I cannot find a replacement tuner anywhere. The only identification mark is "JAPAN" stamped into the base.

    Most tuners seem to attach to the head stock with 4 screws.
    These just have two and a threaded bushing rather than a pressed in piece.

    Any help would be appreciated.
     

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  2. Jake deVilliers

    Jake deVilliers Commercial User

    May 24, 2006
    Crescent Beach, BC
    Owner of The Bass Spa, String Repairman at Long & McQuade Vancouver
    Though you aren't showing the front side, that looks to be a Gotoh GB528 or GB528S tuner, depending on the length of the knob shaft. You'll need to buy a whole tuner as Gotoh doesn't sell components.
     

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