Nickel finish and sold as a set of 4. Featuring long stems with riveted ears, fine gear action and reverse wind operation just like the pre-CBS originals, these Gotoh vintage bass machine heads will retrofit most original and reissue Fender bass instruments. Comes complete with push-fit bushings and mounting screws. 26:1 gear ratio. Also sold by Fender under the part code 004-1363-000, we import these directly from Gotoh in Japan and, unlike all of the other machine heads that Gotoh supply to us, these tuners don't come in any pre-packaged Gotoh box.
Please note that being 100% vintage correct, these tuners have two small lugs that protrude from the rear of the mounting plate that can cause the tuner to not sit flat against the headstock, just like you would find on an original Fender bass. In 1964 Fender started to put small recesses in the back of the headstock so that the tuners would sit flush on the bass. We recommend undertaking a similar procedure when fitting these bass tuners to your headstock if your bass doesn't already have the recesses.
To our valued customers,
We are closely monitoring the developments of the COVID-19 virus and taking every precaution to keep our employees & wider society safe during these unprecedented times. We all must do our part to help reduce the spread of the virus and exposure to our communities.
While we will be running with an extremely streamlined staff at the warehouse, our sales team will still be able to answer calls and e-mails from their homes. Therefore, at this time there will be no changes in order fulfilment, however there is the chance of slight shipping delays.
Customer service and product information services are still available but If we become aware of any changes that will affect our customers, we will update you as soon as possible.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your dedication, support and solidarity as we make our way through this difficult situation. We hope you all stay safe, healthy and keep the music playing.
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Any order placed before 3.00pm on a working day will generally be sent the same day. If the order is placed after 3.00pm on a weekday or anytime during the weekend or a public holiday we will send the order the next working day.
If you need to return a product purchased from W.D. Music UK, please notify us in writing (email/letter) within 14 working days and then return the item to us within 28 working days in order to receive a full refund without the original delivery charge. The cost of returning the item to W.D. Music UK is not included unless the return is due to missing or faulty parts.
The returned goods must be in a re-saleable state and any goods or accessories that accompany the returned product must also come back to us. The goods should also be returned with their original box, packing and accessories. Please click here for further details.
PICKGUARDS: Do not remove the protective cover or place any components on this pickguard until you have made a "dry run" on the instrument. Make sure all mounting holes and pickup cuts are positioned correctly. Pickguard replacement warranty will be void if the protective cover has been removed. Removing the protective film means that the item is not in a re-saleable condition and therefore we cannot accept it back for a refund.
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