Please help. Which locking tuners for Gibson Black LP Custom Gold Hardware

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Hello group. Please suggest locking tuners for my Gibson black LP Custom gold hardware. I something that is easy to install -- no routing to my LP. Thank you in advance.
 

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If you have Grover Rotomatics on there now, they make direct drop-in replacements in gold with keystone or kidney keys.

 

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If you have Grover Rotomatics on there now, they make direct drop-in replacements in gold with keystone or kidney keys.

Thank you, sir. Gibson says the current tuners are Grover Kidney.
 

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I'd recommend you don't do anything. Your guitar has perfectly good tuners, and a locking model won't offer any improvement other than shaving a small amount of time off of restringing at the cost of a slight weight increase.
 

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Thank you, sir. Gibson says the current tuners are Grover Kidney.
Cool.
I'm surprised your Custom has kidneys... most have keystones, but both are available.
Kidneys are a touch cheaper, and the keys themselves are interchangeable as long as you keep the hardware together (keystones are a bit longer.)
 

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Cool.
I'm surprised your Custom has kidneys... most have keystones, but both are available.
Kidneys are a touch cheaper, and the keys themselves are interchangeable as long as you keep the hardware together (keystones are a bit longer.)

I was under the impression that black customs were kidneys if they came with grovers? I guess I need to pay more attention... keystones are 10x better than kidneys either way
 

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I was under the impression that black customs were kidneys if they came with grovers? I guess I need to pay more attention... keystones are 10x better than kidneys either way
Yep....

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I meant LPs when I said black custom, either way, kidneys are ugly, keystones for the winz
I go back and forth on those.
My '14 Epi SG came with kidneys and I didn't care for them.
Upgraded the pearloid keystones and liked them, then I went to chrome keystones and they just seemed to be too much, went back to kidneys and they grew on me.
I'm leaving kidneys on my LP.
 
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I was under the impression that black customs were kidneys if they came with grovers? I guess I need to pay more attention... keystones are 10x better than kidneys either way
Mine has keystone.
 
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I meant LPs when I said black custom, either way, kidneys are ugly, keystones for the winz
I like kidneys on Standards and Studios. Keystone on Custom, SG, V, etc.....
 
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