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strat4me
12-02-2017, 02:10 PM
Unscrewed the friction tuner knobs. Now what? They don't seem to want to unscrew from the other side? I tried holding one side with pliars and twisting the knobs counterclockwise. No go on any of them. What am I missing?

Suggestions please?

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Titchtheclown
12-02-2017, 03:56 PM
They look pretty standard to me. Just put the screw back in a few turns, not quite all the way and give it a gentle tap. I would have first tried with the back of the screwdriver.
They look like they might be OK with a bit of a scrub and smear of oil or grease on the screws.

DPO
12-02-2017, 06:37 PM
Like the man said, tap them , believe me they will come out.

strat4me
12-02-2017, 06:40 PM
Out now - new Gotoh UPTs installed - wife happy. Thanks!