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Winding peg popped out on Carvin SB5000

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Marley's Ghost, Jan 5, 2018.


  1. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    I was just giving a tweak to the low b and lo and behold the peg just popped out. A first for me.

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  2. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    So did the gear become unscrewed; or did the capstan break?
     
  3. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    It broke. :(
     
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  5. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    Sounds like your low B is a no B 'til you get a new tuner.
     
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  6. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Left-handed bass...what did you expect? Best thing you can do is snag a set of Hipshot Ultralites (domestic or imports). I have a spare tuner body but the orientation is incorrect...sorry!

    Riis
     
  7. sissy kathy

    sissy kathy Back to Bass-ics Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2014
    Arbutus, MD
    Hey! I resemble that remark. ;) Cerieuslee, if Carvin (Kiesel) is using inferior parts, that's no reflection on us lefties.
     
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  8. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Nothing wrong with you lefties! In a normal world, this particular tuner throught he'd be sporting a G string. Instead, he got a B string and tried to commit suicide by jumping off the headstock...although there was a bridge nearby.

    Riis
     
  9. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    I'm going to order the Hipshots. Thanks for the advice.
     
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