Vintage tuners for better sound?

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Ribsspare, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. supergenius365

    supergenius365 Silver Supporting Member

    Oct 22, 2005
    I think vintage style tuners are the best style, regardless of any possible tonal characteristics. It just makes sense to me to stick the end of the string into the tuner. I find they hold the string better when doing a string change and there are no pointy ends sticking out when you are done. Plus they just look cool.

    Go vintage (style) or go home!
  2. hogy

    hogy Member

    Jan 4, 2002
    Of course it makes a difference. Anything that changes mass is going to change resonance frequencies. It's actually quite noticeable. Whether it matters to the individual is another question entirely.

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