Installation instructions for replacing guitar mechanics buttons

Step by step - simply explained

  • Monkey Locks - Locking Tuners

  • Guitar Monkey Buttons

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    Phillips screwdriver

  • 1. Loosen the screw and remove the button


    Use the Phillips screwdriver to loosen the button screw.

  • 2. Attach new button



    Put the new button on the mechanical shaft and turn it slowly until you notice that the insert of the button snaps easily into the shaft. Now press the button carefully and with feeling down until it sits firmly on the shaft.


    ATTENTION: Different manufacturers have different shafts, which means that not all buttons fit every mechanism. Therefore, the accuracy of fit must be ensured beforehand.


    Click here to learn more about accuracy of fit.

  • 3. Screw the button tight



    Use the Phillips screwdriver to tighten the new button.


    ATTENTION: Please do not overtighten the screw!

  • Whether the mechanism is harder or easier to turn can be easily adjusted with the button screw.


    1. Simply turn the screw to the left to loosen it and the mechanics will run more smoothly.


    2. Simply turn the screw to the right to tighten it and the mechanics will become more difficult.