What is the radius tuning peg in LP 1975

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  1. paco1976

    paco1976 Senior Member

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    Hi, I have a 1975 les Paul custom, with original waffleback tuners. Does someone have an idea what radius I should look for in a replacement tuner?
     
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    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Do you mean the turning ratio?

    I think they are 15:1
     
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  3. The Ballzz

    The Ballzz Senior Member

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    Take a string off and count the number of turns of the knob it takes to achieve one full turn of the post. :doh:
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    Gene
     
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    ARandall Senior Member

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    Replace with whatever you want. Just because it was put on in the factory doesn't mean the makers somehow had some perfect knowledge of precisely the right part to put on.
     
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    paco1976 Senior Member

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    So that number means that? Always thought it was the drilled hole diameter, radius or something...

    In that case I do not care much about the number of turns, provided it is something reasonable.

    Thanks!
     
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    PierM Black & Gold Premium Member

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    Hmmm, could be there is a bit of confusion about terms used. :)

    To me sounds you were asking about the diameter of the bushing, which is 11/32" (.346"/8.79mm).

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    HardCore Troubadour Senior Member

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    I think that also, and radius/diameter was the correct term......brother wants to know the hole size so he can order replacements without having to drill his head-stock.
     
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  8. The Ballzz

    The Ballzz Senior Member

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    Yeah, sorry folks. I was responding to chasenblues' assumption that "paco1976" was referring to the ratio. :doh: Radius is indeed a valid aspect of the diameter of the required holes in the headstock. At least now, the OP understands both aspects! :cheers:
    Gene
     
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  9. paco1976

    paco1976 Senior Member

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    It was radius yes.
    Thanks PierM, that is exactly what I needed.

    And also thanks the rest who tried to help!
     

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