Guitar Parts & Pickups

Guitars can lead a rough life and replacement parts can bring your axe to like new condition. But did you know that you can also change components to achieve different sounds? The options are endless!

Kluson

The original Kluson® Manufacturing Company was founded in 1925 and expanded from a small machine shop by building its reputation as the music industry’s premier supplier of tuning machines, tailpieces, brackets, bushings, and other stringed instrument parts during the golden age of guitar manufacturing from the 1940s through the 1960s. That history continues today.
Tuners - Kluson, Revolution G Mount, Pearloid knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
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The Kluson® Revolution G-Mount 19:1 high ratio tuning machines offer the traditional Kluson® footprint and a newly designed sealed die-cast, one-piece housing. High gear ratio guarantees silky smooth operation, fine tuning stability with no backlash. These state of the art tuning machines are designed to directly retrofit die-cast tuning machines that have a hex head (collared) bushing and a traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern. Uses the common modern 25/64 in. (10mm) peghole. The G-Mount pattern makes these a great drop-in replacement for the modern “Gibson® Deluxe” collared tuning machines found on many models. No modification or unused holes!
  • All mounting hardware is included.
  • Precise 19:1 gear ratio for smooth operation
  • Sealed diecast,one piece housing
  • Traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern with collared bushing.
  • Pearloid button
  • Available in Nickel or Gold
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Tuner Knob - Kluson, Butterbean, Plastic, for tuners
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Replacement Butterbean (oval) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications.
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Bushings - Kluson, ¼" bushings, for retrofitting
Package of 6
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Adapter bushings to retrofit US 1/4 inch post Kluson tuners in a headstock drilled for modern die cast tuners. Nickel plating. Set of 6. These Kluson® steel replacement - adapter bushings are intended for use in converting a modern 10mm drilled headstock to accept a vintage Kluson stamped steel tuning machines with the original US 1/4 inch string post diameter. Many repair shops use these to convert a vintage instrument back to original peg head specs
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Tuners - Kluson, 3 per side, with pearloid keystone
Package of 6
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Kluson Pearloid Button Tuners, 3 Per Side, Pearl. Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many '50s and '60s Gibson®, Martin® and Epiphone® guitars. Used on a Les Paul / SG Standard Historically used on:
  • 1958 - 1959 Gibson® Flying V
  • 1958 - 1959 Gibson® ES-345
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® ES-295
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® J-200
  • 1956 - 1959 Gibson® ES-350
  • 1956 - 1959 ES-5
  • 1957 Gibson Explorer Prototype Futura
  • 1959 Epiphone Crestwood Deluxe
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Tuner Knob - Kluson, Pearloid Keystone, for tuners
Single ring. Replacement color-correct Keystone (tulip) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications. Sold individually. See P-GKLU-SLNDR for double ring.
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Tuner Bushings - for New Fender®, Nickel
Package of 6
Replacement bushings for Fender® headstocks. Contemporary - 10.5mm outside diameter and 6.35mm inside diameter. These are the correct adapter bushings for contemporary Fender necks that are bored out to slightly larger modern specs. These work as reducer bushings to enable you to install a vintage Kluson tuner on a modern headstock from Fender without having to plug and redrill the pegholes.
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Tuner - Kluson Supreme, Oval knob, 6 in line, Nickel
Package of 6
The new Kluson® Supreme series tuners have an 18:1 gear ratio in the traditional stamped steel housing. Designed for use on headstocks using vintage style press fit bushings. Mounting screws and bushings included.
  • 6-in-line orientation
  • Metal,oval button
  • Safety post
  • Precise 18:1 gear ratio
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Tuners - Kluson, plastic, 3 on plate, nickel
Package of 6
Kluson Plastic Button Tuners, 3 On Plate, Nickel (Type WD90NPP) Complete set includes both bass and treble side tuning machines on a plate. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many Gibson®, Kay® and Epiphone® guitars.. Used on Les Paul Jr / SG Junior
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Tuners - Kluson, Revolution G Mount, keystone knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
Colors Available:
The Kluson® Revolution G-Mount 19:1 high ratio tuning machines offer the traditional Kluson® footprint and a newly designed sealed die-cast, one-piece housing. High gear ratio guarantees silky smooth operation, fine tuning stability with no backlash. These state of the art tuning machines are designed to directly retrofit die-cast tuning machines that have a hex head (collared) bushing and a traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern. Uses the common modern 25/64 in. (10mm) peghole. The G-Mount pattern makes these a great drop-in replacement for the modern “Gibson® Deluxe” collared tuning machines found on many models. No modification or unused holes!
  • All mounting hardware is included.
  • Precise 19:1 gear ratio for smooth operation
  • Sealed diecast,one piece housing
  • Traditional Kluson® two-screw mounting pattern with collared bushing.
  • Metal keystone button
  • Available in Nickel or Gold
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Tuners - Kluson, plastic, 3 per side, nickel / white
Package of 6
Kluson Plastic Button Tuners, 3 Per Side, Nickel/White (Type SD9005MNP) Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many ‘50s and ‘60s Gibson®, Martin®, Kay®, Epiphone®, Guild®, Rickenbacker® and ‘60s through ‘80s Mosrite® guitars. Used on Gibson® ES-330, Epiphone Casino
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Tuners - Kluson, 6 in line, Traditional with oval knob
Package of 6
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This Kluson® 6-in-line tuning machine set has oval metal (butter bean-shaped) buttons and the improved 15:1 gear ratio for more stable and accurate tuning. The housing and button style are period correct for 1965 - 1969 production dates. These feature the Kluson® Safety Post. This set comes complete with 6 bass side tuners, 8.8mm O.D. vintage bushings with 1/4 inch inner diameter and mounting screws needed for installation.
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Bridge Set - Kluson, ABR-1, Nonwired Nylon Saddles, Nickel
Made in U.S. Vintage spec ABR-1 bridge. Non-wired. Hardware included. This is the Kluson ABR-1 bridge with nylon saddles. True to specs like the original with no retaining wire. The saddles are held in place with a combination of string tension and the intonation screw end fitting into the frame. Adjustable in height with thumbwheels and threaded rod that uses no body inserts just like the originals!
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Tuner Knob - Kluson, Pearloid Keystone Double Ring, for tuners
Double ring. Replacement color-correct Keystone (tulip) press-on button for Kluson® tuning machines. Correct for vintage applications. Sold individually. See P-GKLU-SLN for single ring.
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Tailpiece Set - Kluson, Standard Zinc, Steel Studs
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U.S. made state of the art stoptail. Available in zinc, aluminum, bell brass and steel. A five step plating process for unmatched quality. True vintage shape and specs, not a reproduction of an aftermarket product that so many try to achieve. Steel studs included. Introducing the new Kluson® vintage stop-bar tailpiece! Designed for your instrument requiring a stop-bar tailpiece to accompany a separately mounted bridge. This is a super high-quality tailpiece that is very hard to distinguish from the originals used and best of all ... it’s made in America! The zinc used helps maintain a warm, vintage tone without sacrificing string definition and clarity. The plating process is a 5 step process which is every bit as comparable to what you would find on blue ribbon winning show cars. this tailpiece is the most common material and is used by some of the greatest usa guitar manufacturers from the golden era of guitar building on many current standard models.
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Tailpiece Studs - Kluson, Imperial Stop, Steel, .781", set of 2
Package of 2
U.S. made quality .781 in. (short) stoptail studs in standard threading. Five step plating process for extra durability This Kluson® standard stop bar stud is made in steel for added strength and sustain and works with all Kluson® US threaded bushings. Body Inserts sold separately.
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Pickguard bracket - Kluson, Les Paul, Brass Chrome
This new Kluson® pickguard mounting bracket is a direct replacement for contemporary Gibson® Les Paul® guitars. It is USA made component with high quality plating to the standards you would expect for your guitar. Slight differences include the adjustment slot having rounded ends instead of the original square cut slot and a slight difference in width from the historic version. Mounting hardware included.
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Tuner Bushings - for Gibson® headstocks
Package of 6
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Replacement bushings for Gibson® headstocks with 8.85mm outside diameter and 6.35mm inside diameter These Kluson® replacement push-in bushings are designed to appear like current Gibson® production with the more rounded flange. Same mounting specs as the bushings that accompany the current Kluson® production tuning machines so they will easily replace similar bushings with the same spec requirements
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Tuners - Kluson, Prestige, Vertical, 3 per side
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Kluson's Prestige Series vertical mount tuners have a beautiful vintage style with a modern gear ratio for precision performance. Set includes mounting screws and bushings.
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Tuners - Kluson, Oval, 3 per side, Nickel
Package of 6
Kluson Oval Metal Button Tuners, 3 Per Side Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many ‘50s and ‘60s Gibson®, Martin®, Kay®, Epiphone®, Guild®, Rickenbacker® and ‘60s through ‘80s Mosrite® guitars. Used on Gibson® ES-330, Epiphone Casino
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Tuners - Kluson, Nickel, Metal Keystone knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
Complete set with both bass and treble side individual tuning machines. Includes bushings and mounting screws. Historically correct replacement for many ‘50s and ‘60s Gibson®, Martin® and Epiphone® guitars.
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Tailpiece Set - Kluson, Trapeze #9, vintage
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This is the recreation of the popular Kluson® #9 tailpiece. This particular model tailpiece was preferred for many vintage era arch-top guitar builds and is still one of the best choices available today. Fits large archtop instruments with a rim thickness of 2-7/8 in. or more. Machined brass.
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Tuners - Kluson, 3 per side, Contemporary Diecast
Package of 6
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3 per side. New Kluson® 19:1 ratio die-cast tuning machine set for contemporary guitars. These state of the art diecast tuners are designed for usage on contemporary guitars and utilize the same mounting hole common to Grover 305 series medium tuners as well as the common Gotoh tuner with the mounting screw located offset at approximately 7 O'clock or 5 O'clock depending on left or right handed application. Uses the common modern 25/64 in. (10mm) peghole with a hex head type screw-in bushing and single mounting screw. All mounting hardware is included.
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Tailpiece Studs - Kluson, Imperial Stop, Steel, .938", set of 2
Package of 2
U.S. made quality .938 in. (long) stoptail studs in standard threading. Five step plating process for extra durability. Set of 2. This Kluson® long stop bar tailpiece stud is made in steel for added strength and sustain. It is intended to be used with longer anchor bushings. Sold separately from inserts.
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Bridge Set - Kluson, Harmonica, Steel Chrome with Brass Saddles
This bridge, popularly referred to as the harmonica bridge is a direct replication of the original using all the same quality fabrication, dimensions and best of all, milled from steel billet to give you the tone you crave. Now there is finally a proper replacement for all those vintage Gibson guitars without having to modify the original instrument! Just when you thought you weren’t going to be able to restore your original hardware, Kluson comes through!
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