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Stephen Williams


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from Wales now in Berkeley,Ca, USA
Post  Posted 22 Jun 2018 4:18 pm    
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I have a broken grover tuner. The pin broke off and it looks impossible to repair. Other than buying 10 new tuners anybody have any suggestions?
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Jim Sliff


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Post  Posted 22 Jun 2018 5:38 pm    
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What "pin" do you mean, and which model? Can you post a picture?

Like most techs I have a tone of miscellaneous tuner parts, so you might take the broken one to a guitar tech shop and see if you can match it up.
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Lynn Stafford


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Oregon City, Oregon, USA
Post  Posted 25 Jun 2018 8:05 am     Re: replacement tuner
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Stephen Williams wrote:
I have a broken grover tuner. The pin broke off and it looks impossible to repair. Other than buying 10 new tuners anybody have any suggestions?


Jim,

I think Stephen is probably referring to the "pin" that is cast into the back plate of a 210 C Grover. It must have sheared off somehow. It might be possible to accurately drill a hole where the pin was and press in a spring pin of the appropriate diameter.



With that said; I believe Grover tuners come with a lifetime guarantee, so it might be worth it to contact Grover for a replacement.
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Bobby D. Jones


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Post  Posted 26 Jun 2018 12:16 pm     Rep;acement Tuner
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I would contact Grover. Or contact the company that built the guitar, If still in business. They may have a spare laying around. Good Luck in a replacement and back Steelin.
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