Which tuners are best - Gotoh or Grover?

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  1. Macaroni

    Macaroni Member

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    I'm looking for new tuners for my Strat, either the Gotoh 510 Mini Locking tuners, or Grover Mini Locking tuners. Which one is best & why? Both have the 18:1 gear ratio.
     
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    I don't know which of those is better, but my Comanche came with Sperzel locking tuners and I've never owned a guitar that stayed in tune better.

    http://www.specialtyguitars.com/tuners/trimlock.html
     
  3. Bryan T

    Bryan T Guitar Owner Silver Supporting Member

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    If the locking Gotoh 510 Minis are anything like the Gotoh 510 tuners I've had on a few acoustics, then I would suggest going with them. Hands down the best tuners I've used - smooth and accurate.

    Bryan
     
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    +1 for the Gotoh
     
  5. Macaroni

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    Thanks guys! I've already got the Sperzels and they're nice, but only 12:1 ratio and a bit heavier, which may possibly be contributing to some dead spots on my neck. I'm going to go with the Gotoh 510 Minis.

    Anyone know where to get the best price on a Gold set, 6 In Line?
     

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