Learn how to install tuners on your cigar box guitar with this simple guide.
Like most aspects of building a cigar box guitar, if you haven’t done it before, the idea of mounting tuners can be intimidating.
But in this post, you’ll see just how easy tuner installation can be.
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Glenn Watt has been busy cranking out fantastic new cigar box guitar how-to articles for us lately. This latest one goes in-depth on open-gear tuners (machine heads) commonly used on cigar box guitars. Their parts, how they are best installed, and pitfalls to avoid. Glenn even shows you a great trick on how to switch the alignment of one of these little babies.
When mounting sealed-gear tuners in cigar box guitars or other handmade instruments, be sure to keep the gear towards the instrument body, not the top of the headstock. The gear is inside the rounded portion of the sealed tuner base.
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