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Locking Tuners

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Locking Tuners

I'm pretty sure it was about 20 years ago that I saw my first set of locking tuners. They were on someone else's strat, and they had me a bit baffled, to tell the truth. Up to that point, I had guitars that were older, (the newest was my 95 Les Paul) and all the tuners I had were just straight-up standard style. There are a bunch of different, effective ways to lock a string into place on a standard tuner to avoid slippage...but locking tuners win out for some folks on a couple of different levels. For one, changing...

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