1970s Flower Tuners

tache3

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Currently refurbing a 1979 LP Standard. Tuners were swapped out at some point in the past so I've been looking for a replacement set for a while. These have come up on ebay this week-

Vintage 1970's Gibson Les Paul Flower Tuners Tulip 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 0210 | eBay

However, the description states (and the photo confirms) that one of the tuners has a shorter shaft than the others. I'd say that this suggests that this may not be a complete set, but has been made up from singles. Would anyone on here have a source for a full set before I go for this set and keep an eye out for a single replacement for the short shaft?

Any help anyone can give is much appreciated.
 

Kris Ford

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Also a HUGE note here is the large bushings..
The Flower tuner and double ring Kluson have different shaft diameters..so a flower tuner will fit in a Kluson bushing, but not vice versa..
 

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you are correct.....

This is not truly a "set" I have seen them several times....one of them is the short stem.

 

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Hit up the Spartanburg show in a couple of weeks. Eric Ernest is usually there with parts, as well as others.
 

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Thank you everyone. Your replies are much appreciated. Have managed to turn up another set which I am currently keeping my eye on.
 

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The Flower tuners. All I did was buy a 335 knock off. The tuners were not stock. I didn't know anything about them. I do now. I guess. It has Flower tuners and they are all complete. Now what?
 


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