Gotoh Locking Tuners

Removing Old Strings

1. Pull string back from tuning gear.
2. Turn tuner clockwise until string automatically releases.

3. Cut string in half and pull out of body. *

* Do not release tension of all strings on X-bridge trem guitar. Bridge may snap back and damage finish!

Installing new strings

1. Pull string tight through bridge hole
2. Pull string through tuner hole leaving no slack in the string.
3. Turn tuner counter-clockwise, tuner will automatically pinch and tighten string. (We recommend using a string winder)
4. Tighten to pitch.
5. Cut string ends as close as possible to tuner.
6. Stretch strings by holding string down at first fret and stretching the string with other hand.
7. Tighten to pitch again.