Do tuners affect tone?
Guitar tuners will effectively not affect the tone of your instrument in a perceptible way. However, they will change the mass of the guitars headstock which may lead to a change in resonance and response to certain frequencies that might ultimately modify your sound in a very slight manner.
How much does it cost to replace tuners on a guitar?
Prices vary depending on the type of tuners, replacement strings, and any modifications required. A rough idea of the cost to replace tuning machines is as follows: 6-String Guitar Tuner Replacement: $65 with restring and tuning (no mods) 4-String Bass Tuner Replacement $80 with restring and tuning (no mods)
Are all guitar tuning pegs the same size?
Most modern tuning pegs will have a standard hole size of 10 mm (13/32”) whereas vintage will often be at the 9mm (11/32”), so its not a huge thing to worry about when ordering tuning pegs. Its good to just pay attention to what size youre ordering.
Why are tuners staggered?
Why have a staggered-height tuner at all? Well, you see, those straight/non-angled headstocks are great and all — they are easier to produce, more economical, and tend to break less frequently. And, as the tuners get farther from the nut, the angle the string breaks over that nut gets more shallow.
Do guitar tuners go bad?
Yes, absolutely, sometimes tuners are the cause of a guitar slipping out of tune. But not always. Not even most of the time. Most of the time, the tuners will make no difference if your guitars tuning slips over a period.