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Old 12-29-2018, 06:50 AM
Louis Vox Louis Vox is offline
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Default Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 97 Series Tuner Wanted

I'm looking for a single Grover Sta-Tite 18:1 97 Series Tuner in gold with horizontal fitting for a slot head guitar.

It is for the low E string (bass/top set), photo below.

The other tuners are in good condition, so don't need or want to purchase a full set.

I hope someone can help?


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Old 12-29-2018, 07:41 PM
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Nuts, I have extra treble sides but no bass side tuners. It looks like you're missing a D tuner, not low E.
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Old 01-07-2019, 09:33 AM
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It's definitely Low E. The guitar was hand built but not completed, just need the one tuner, so seems a waste to have to buy a whole set.
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Old 01-07-2019, 12:48 PM
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Those are the first version of the 18:1 Sta-Tites, which are reversible.
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Old 01-08-2019, 06:49 AM
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I guess the tuners have been adjusted judging by the marks on the screw head.
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Old 01-09-2019, 12:26 PM
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Nuts, I have extra treble sides but no bass side tuners. It looks like you're missing a D tuner, not low E.
Do you know if your tuners are reversible?
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Old 01-10-2019, 09:19 AM
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Nuts, I have extra treble sides but no bass side tuners. It looks like you're missing a D tuner, not low E.
Here we go .
Due to an unfortunate accident I have a broken D string tuner . Grover 18:1 for slotted headstock .
Here's the twist . It is a lefty , so I am figuring that I would need what most would call a treble side tuning machine .
This is a personal use prototype guitar , so I don't care about being a visual match .
Maybe I can trade you something for 1 .
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:54 AM
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The early versions have a gap on the backside of the baseplate. To remove the worm gear, remove the crown gear. Underneath that, there is a thin plate of spring steel that holds the worm gear in place. Remove the worm gear shaft and flip it over. Reassemble.
The current StaTites have the worm gear inserted from the side, and secured with a small screw on the end. Those are not reversible.

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I guess the tuners have been adjusted.
An adjustment may have been attempted, but that screw does not function that way. It only holds the gear and post in place. Tension is provided with the spring steel plate. However, those tuners may have had the posts swapped out to be used on a slotted headstock.

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Old 01-12-2019, 07:46 PM
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Do you know if your tuners are reversible?
No, They are the newer version of the cast base tuners.
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