Dave. PRS Winged Locking Tuners. Do the D and G tuners share a common screw (which you can see on the back of the headstock)? I have some hipshots on another guitar that I like. Not sure if that craigslist ad can be trusted necessarily...but thats what they said. Hi, I have a 1989 PRS Custom, and one of my wing locking tuners are broken. https://www.johnmannsguitarvault.com/shop/Parts/Guitar-Parts.htm?dynamicFilters=%7B%22mfg_name%22:%7B%22PRS+Guitars%22:true,%22MannMade+USA%22:true%7D%7D, More posts from the PaulReedSmith community. Due to popular demand, MannMade USA will begin offering replacement parts for the famous PRS/Schaller “Winged” Locking Tuners (Phase I).These tuners were introduced in 1985 at PRS Guitars’ very first NAMM show (Anaheim, CA) and were standard issue up thru circa 2006, when PRS released the Phase II locking tuner. Will your’s fit? ... Top Locking solid headstock. Please check back after January 2015. PRS SE Locking Tuners, Chrome. The phase II tuners are a straight drop in replacement, but phase III are not. While there is a knack in restringing, it's doable and PRS and Youtube have instructions as to how. Alex, John MannMarch 7, 2015 at 9:30 PMReplyAuthor, Alejandro – Not yet. I bought a 93 custom 24 and the high e one seems to slip out constantly . I love this guitar (2000 10 Top Custom 24 w/ wraparound bridge) but hate the tuners. Gregg, Not at the present time. Go to John Mann’s Guitar Vault for various parts options ! Just buy the new ones from the PRS site, they will fit. If so, you may be out of luck. Julien BernardJanuary 5, 2016 at 10:54 AMReply, Hello John,I’m looking for a single Winged Collar for Locking Tuners (my E string’s one broke last week in studio), where can I buy one? Thank you for your time. John MannOctober 20, 2014 at 11:23 PMReplyAuthor, Torgrim. Is there any news on the retrofit replacement for phase I tuners? Do you have one? They should be available this summer. They will be available shorty. Can I buy from you? I do have tuners that will fit. Turn the cap screw so that it is finger tight. You may use a coin to further tighten the cap screw if needed, but no more than 1/8th turn. With the guitar lying on its back and the headstock pointing towards you. Hopefully by summertime…. Keep checking back for updates! Dave AmmermanMarch 31, 2014 at 10:07 PMReply. John MannApril 26, 2016 at 11:17 PMReplyAuthor, They are available on my retail web store – John Mann’s Guitar Vault. Hi! From $29.00 - $199.00 Quick View PRS Phase III Faux-Bone Tuner Buttons. Hmm, I'm gonna have to look into that. I can't get all the wings aligned properly, often get the mechanism alignment is also wrong, or I don't pull the string hard enough when I start to lock them in the tuner and the string ends up winding over the top of the wing. This is an old thread but hopefully you'll see this , are there any options for the shared screw tuners ? What did you use? Due to popular demand, MannMade USA will begin offering replacement parts for the famous PRS/Schaller “Winged” Locking Tuners (Phase I).These tuners were introduced in 1985 at PRS Guitars’ very first NAMM show (Anaheim, CA) and were standard issue up thru circa 2006, when PRS released the Phase II locking tuner. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Excellent top Dude. PRS Locking Tuners (Phase II, III, S2) Line up the hole in the tuning peg so that it is pointing at the nut slot. Have you tried pulling on the strings with a pair of pliers as you re-string, works for me on my 2001 custom 22. MannMade USA (formerly Mil-Com Industries, Inc) manufactured all of the critical components for these tuners, including the cam-lock tuner shaft, the “winged” collar and the thumb screw. In terms of mounting screw placement? You will have to cut two of the screw holes to accomodate the D & G shared screw. If they're separate, you have options. That's a really nice looker you got there! Thankfully they are not the kind that has the screw hole on the back cut so that the D and G string tuners can fit. Dear Sirs, I currently have a 2003 PRS Singlecut with Phase II tuners. I've always wanted a custom 24 with the wraparound or a TOM. Put the string through the hole and keep as little slack as possible. Hi! John MannApril 17, 2015 at 9:45 AMReplyAuthor, They will be available thru John Mann’s Guitar Vault June 1, 2015 However, I am working on a retrofit for Phase II tuners to use the winged collars. https://schaller.info/en/m6-series/270/m6-180. I love the winged tuners, it’s a nice point of difference. Will the winged collar NOS PRS/Schaller tuners be an exact replacement? Your email address will not be published. http://www.GuitarVaultUSA.com, John MannApril 26, 2016 at 11:30 PMReplyAuthor. Does anyone know of a good locking tuner replacement for these tuners, the one with the shared D and G string screw without drilling? I might grab them in gold and get some pickup covers and a gold wraparound while I am at it. So they are not a direct replacement. Regards, AlejandroFebruary 26, 2015 at 11:57 AMReply, Hi John I’m looking for locking tuners for my PRS EG4 from 1990. I recently saw a guitar for sale on Craigslist that said they had upgraded the Phase 1 tuners to Phase 2 tuners and it said it was a drop in replacement, no drilling required. JM, John MannApril 26, 2016 at 11:32 PMReplyAuthor, Alejandro de CossJanuary 13, 2015 at 1:15 PMReply. John MannOctober 20, 2014 at 11:22 PMReplyAuthor. Thanks, John Mann, James AthearnApril 6, 2014 at 10:56 AMReply, If you’re working on a retrofit for Phase II tuners to use winged collars, I’m definitely interested. Please check back. I would like to know of a retrofit replacement for the Phase I tuners. Haven't fully committed, but I suspect it'll be the schallers. Press J to jump to the feed. I was wondering if there is any news on the direct replacement for phase I tuners? Turn the tuning button so that the notched part of the shaft is facing the inside of the headstock, then rotate the wing collar so the slot is lined up with the notched part of … I believe 2000 was the last year that the Stoptail was an option on the Custom 24. My first PRS had them and I prefer them over the Phase II. From $19.00 - $95.00 Quick View PRS Phase II Locking Tuning Machines. I've gotten used to them myself. It’ll compliment the 1980-spec bridge mod I’m about to do on my Leese…, Torgrim SandvollAugust 12, 2014 at 5:45 AMReply. All Rights Reserved. #prsguitars #worshipgear #allaboutworshipguitar Have you been intimidated by the older winged locking tuners on your PRS guitar? Thanks PRS Guitars (also known as Paul Reed Smith Guitars) is an American guitar manufacturer headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland, founded by guitarist and master luthier Paul Reed Smith in 1985. Yes !!! John MannApril 4, 2014 at 8:02 AMReplyAuthor, The original winged tuners are not the same footprint as the Phase II tuners. I got extremely lucky with this one. Thankfully no, those two don't share the screw, they both have their own screw and are not cut up. John MannJanuary 13, 2020 at 9:33 PMReplyAuthor. We also convert PRS Phase I tuners to Phase II style ! Thanks!! I was able to snag a 94 Cu24 10 top in Whale Blue last year. Please email me thru the website email. I'd rather just have anything else that locks. Drop-In replacements for PRS Phase 1 "winged" tuners? FWIW I have 3 PRS with the Phase 1 tuners and the "dreaded shared screw." Cookies help us deliver our Services. Site by, New shopping website – John Mann’s Guitar Vault, Paul Reed Smith & John Mann discuss their history from the early days of PRS.