Locking Tuners for Ibanez RG

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  1. BlackFalcon17

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    I'd like to replace the tuners on my Ibanez RGIR20FE and RG1421 with locking tuners. If possible, I'm looking for drop-in replacements so that I won't have to do any modifications, but I can't find the specs for them anywhere. These d'addario auto-trim look interesting https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/PWAT6R1

    If could tell me if these would work, or something else that would, that'd be cool!
     
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    I just put these in my S5527 and dropped right in. Super easy to install and great tuners.
     
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    Oh, I didn't even think of looking up Gotoh locking tuners. Thanks guys! :cheers:
     
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    Get some nice Gotoh DSL tuners. Saves weight and the ugly thumbwheel...
     
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    I don't see the thumbwheel as I'm too busy shredding :mf666:
     
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    Take one off and measure the hole
     
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    I bought some Gotoh MG-T locking tuners off of eBay for a couple of my Ibanez's and they were a direct swap. Only thing I had to do was drill some pilot holes for the little screws but other than that I couldn't be happier.
     
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    Really appreciate all the replies, guys!

    Okay so it will require a bit of drilling? Thanks for the heads up
     
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    Decipher Ibanez Enthusiast

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    The only drilling is just some tiny pilot holes. No biggie.
     
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