1958 Les Paul Sunburst

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  1. alphamusicwv

    alphamusicwv Junior Member

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    I have a 1958 LP and I need replacement tunners and dont know which ones to get . I dont want to modify with new screw holes or have to ream out the wood to make new ones fit. Any sugestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. 1959burst

    1959burst Senior Member

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    tone pro klusons from rs guitarworks.
     
  3. cessnapilot182

    cessnapilot182 Senior Member

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    A vintage '58? Post some pics dude! Does it still have the standard klusons? You could get a set of historic kluson tuners from Gibson, or a set of klusons from Kim at Historic Makeover, which would be better, because their more vintage accurate then the historics.

    Here, check these out:

    Gibson Guitar Parts Store - Buy Gibson Machine Heads, Nickel Vintage Finish, OEM Parts For Guitars

    Kluson Tuners - Vintage Tuning Machines

    Edit: Forgot about RS Guitarworks. Either RS Guitarworks or Kims are your best bet.
     
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    767400 Senior Member

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    Fake 58 makes a great shrunken tuner and a lesser version that are very accurate and functional.

    Parts For Gibson
     
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    767400 Senior Member

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    Repeat msg...please delete
     
  6. Mike60

    Mike60 V.I.P. Member

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    Get an original set off ebay...
     
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    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Yes, if you have a original 58 is best to invest in original tuners.
     
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    cmcgov Senior Member

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    put some grovers on that bad boy.
     
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    Luka_Luka! Senior Member

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    And a floyd.
     
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    Cpt_Gonzo Senior Member

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    Convert it into a Double cut.

    ...no?
     
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    Bes628 Senior Member

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    Im all about the grovers.
     
  12. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    Welcome aboard!

    Here is a VERY nice vintage set from a reputable dealer. I had a hard time sharing this link as I really want them myself. ...but if you have a burst then by all means it deserves these more than I.
    Vintage Haven (all the way at the bottom of the page)

    Or for replicas, I wouldn't get anything but these Fake58 shrunken tuners: Parts For Gibson
    They offer two degrees of aging to match the condition of your particular instrument.


    Would you share some photos of your burst, please? Have you listed it on Burst Serial Log: vintage Gibson Les Paul sunburst guitars yet?
     
  13. your idol

    your idol Senior Member

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    what kind of a$$hat does that? :thumb:
     
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    GuitarMechanic Senior Member

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    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    he ruin it......
     
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    your idol Senior Member

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    yeah i took a friendly jab at his hero on that one ;)
     
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    River Senior Member

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    This is gonna be great.
     
  18. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    I hope so, his last activity..

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    :laugh2::laugh2::laugh2::laugh2:
     
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    :facepalm:

    <edit> not to you, nic...the OP.</edit >
     
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    Smell that?
     
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