Is there such a thing as locking aged or raw nickel Grovers for a Les Paul?

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  1. Stratoben127

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    Title says it all. I love my Les Paul but I'm not a huge fan of the tuning stability. Do non-locking Grovers help a lot? I hear that because they have more mass, they improve resonance. Is this true? I'd probably get a new bone but as well.
     
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    Locking won't help that. Nine times put of ten the tuning issues are with the nut.
     
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    I know that locking won't help but I have them on my Strat and it makes life so much easier.
     
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    So is there such a thing?
     
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    Sorry, yes, those are a 6-in line. However, there also are 3+3's for Gibsons; however, I don't know any in raw finish.

    How about Kluson types that lock? The Gotohs are nice, and TonePros/Kluson are more money but excellent. I've found the extra mass from Grovers is not all that significant in tone production...

    All the best,

    Alan
     

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