Gotoh SD90-MG-05M-BC Machine Head Vintage L3+R3

69 € incl. VAT


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Machine Head Vintage L3+R3, complete set More

Complete set of premium quality from Japan. The set is complete, all necessary accessories for installation are included. Also included is a punch tool designed to remove the original ring insert from the head of your guitar.

For dimensions and instructions in English, see the Download Files section.

Luxury set of SG90 tuning machines from Gotoh in the L3+R3 configuration. The internal mechanics are essentially the same as the SG91 series, but the baseplate is larger and not intended for a single-row configuration.

Gotoh tuning machines, Vintage reproduction. An excellent choice for custom guitars. These tuning machines are also a direct replacement for many PRS guitar models and older Gibson guitars, such as Les Paul and SG. The head hole should have a diameter of 8.8mm.

They can be directly installed on newer Gibson and Epiphone guitars. If these have a larger hole (usually 10-10.5mm), you need to add adapter bushings.

Why do we want a locking tuning machine?

A locking mechanism secures the string, eliminating the need to wind the string multiple times around the post, saving time during string installation and reducing tuning problems.

How to use the Gotoh Magnum locking tuning machine

The video clearly shows the use of the Magnum machine. In short, the string locks itself by turning the tuning machine. The Magnum mechanism initially closes the string and then turns the string post to tune it. Conversely, when releasing tension on the string, it unlocks. If the string is broken, this feature doesn't work, and you need to assist with a coin, for example.

No, the coin doesn't have to be Japanese as in the video, but if you want to be authentic...

Post Type MG
Arrangement L3 + R3
Line SD90
Surface Finish Black
Button Type 05M (plated zinc)
Gear Ratio 1:15
Pilot Hole 1.2mm
Made in Japan
Headstock Hole 8.5mm