Waffle backs to Grovers

marantz1300

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I have this 1969 Gibson Les Paul Custom.

The waffle backs are a little worn and I like Grovers.

I don't want to drill the headstock.

Are there straight fit Grovers ,or equivalent machine heads?

I was thinking about breaking off the threaded section on the gold Grovers I have and relying on one screw, ferrules and the string pull to hold things in place.





















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You do that..let us know how it turns out.
 

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I'm not sure the distance from center of string post to bottom screw hole is the same b/w Grovers and Waffle-backs. Since they're making repro waffle-backs now, why not get some of those, if the originals are sloppy?
 

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The wafflebacks have THE look. After all, who doesn't like waffles ?
 


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