Waverly Machines for Slotted Pegheads, 3-On-Plate, Ivoroid Knobs, 3L/3R, 3500
Modern precision, vintage style. For slotted steel-string guitars.
Our precision plate-style 16:1 machines feature the same gears and patented threaded worm bushings found on all Waverly guitar machines, for maximum tuning accuracy. 1/4"-diameter brass string shafts with 35mm/1-3/8" spacing are mounted on cast polished bronze baseplates. These artistically engraved plates age to a handsome patina. Slotted, round-head mounting screws included.
Direct replacement design
No additional mounting holes to drill when replacing similar vintage machines on older Martin, National, and Dobro guitars. Refer to the
More efficient operation and better feel
Patented worm tension bearings eliminate the "play" inherent in other designs.
More efficient operation for more precise tuning
16:1 gear ratio. Patented worm tension bushing eliminates looseness.
Long life with less wear
Stainless steel worm gears have twin bushings. String post gears are machined from bronze alloy; more durable than brass. Brass string shafts are 1/4"-diameter with 35mm/1-3/8" spacing.