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mbanks850
Posted 2018-03-21 12:38 PM (#541756)
Subject: Help with replacement tuners


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I have a CC257, most likely a 1992 model. It has the Ping tuners on it.    I need to replace tuners on it.    Any one have any recommendations.   I would love to put locking tuners on just for the ease of string changing.

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alpep
Posted 2018-03-21 1:05 PM (#541759 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners


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Go with schallers
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mbanks850
Posted 2018-03-21 1:48 PM (#541761 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners


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Other than the small screw hole lining up, how would I choose the correct Schaller?
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alpep
Posted 2018-03-21 1:50 PM (#541762 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners


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they should pretty much drop in
m6 large gears
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bburg
Posted 2018-03-22 10:21 AM (#541787 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners



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Location: Germany, where delicious wine is growing (Rheinh)
Look for Schaller M6 Vintage-Style, they fit exately and have a better gear ratio. I've changed all the Ping crap for the schallers on my guitars. May be Al has them in stock.

https://www.thomann.de/de/schaller_m6g_vintage.htm?ref=search_prv_7

Bernie
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bburg
Posted 2018-03-22 1:10 PM (#541791 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners



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Location: Germany, where delicious wine is growing (Rheinh)
Look for Schaller M6 Vintage-Style, they fit exately and have a better gear ratio. I've changed all the Ping crap for the schallers on my guitars. May be Al has them in stock.
I have a set of nearly new gold Pings with the pearloid buttons out of my 2009 Collectors here. If you want them let me know.

https://www.thomann.de/de/schaller_m6g_vintage.htm?ref=search_prv_7

Bernie
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alpep
Posted 2018-03-22 1:28 PM (#541792 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners


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I have them but I am not sure if I have them with that screw hole configuration
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bburg
Posted 2018-03-22 1:45 PM (#541793 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners



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Al, if that are the vintage ones, they have that screw hole configuration, they were only made so. The regular M6 tuners are made in different configurations of the holes, as well with the pins.

Bernie
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bburg
Posted 2018-03-22 1:47 PM (#541794 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners



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Location: Germany, where delicious wine is growing (Rheinh)
Al, if that are the vintage ones, they have that screw hole configuration, they were only made so. The regular M6 tuners are made in different configurations of the holes, as well with the pins.

Bernie
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bburg
Posted 2018-03-22 1:49 PM (#541795 - in reply to #541756)
Subject: Re: Help with replacement tuners



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Location: Germany, where delicious wine is growing (Rheinh)
Sorry, something must be wrong with my system here, or maybe with me....
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