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String trees with Sperzels??

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by partsocaster, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. partsocaster

    partsocaster Member

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    I bought a set of Sperzel Trim Lock machine heads for my MIM Tele (had JUNK tuners as stock), do I still need my string tree for the E and B strings?

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    Are the pegs staggered? If so....use the shortest ones on B and E and you don't need the Trees.
     
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    I have staggered Sperzels on my strat and I still need a tee.
     
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    It depends on how thick the headstock and fingerboard is. I have two Warmoth guitars with Sperzels with staggered post heights; one needs string trees, the other doesn't: both have the same neck profile.
     
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    They're staggered but I will keep the tree, I only put the locking units on because of rapid string changes (and they're much better tuners than what was on there) so I won't worry about drag points, the tree impact should be minimal. Thanks for the input!
     

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