"Hi, Like the previous answer, I applied veneer to both sides of the machine head, then, like a twerp, I realised that the tuners would not protrude enough. So, I ended up Dremel routing each tuner base by an 1/8th" on the back side, a…"
"Hi Warren, usually the peghead is 15mm thick on guitars. This will take the rotomatic [enclosed] style tuners. Some open back tuners have a longer post and some CBG's have thinner pegheads, so I would keep in mind the break angle of the string…"
How much of the capstan should protrude above the headstock once the tuning peg is installed? I've been googling all afternoon but have been unable to find this simple piece of information.The thickness of my headstock will obviously be determined by this measurement. There is obviously a standard size tuning peg but I've no idea if mine are standard or not.My tuning pegs have the following measurements:Overall length of capstan measured from back plate: 27.5mm (1 3/32")Distance of center of…See More
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