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“I really appreciate the extra mile you guys are going to make sure your customers are satisfied. I have a degree in business and I've studied all that stuff about how companies are doing their best to keep their customer satisfied through marketing and incentives, but I can't think of another company (in any field) that makes me as satisfied as you guys do. I'm sure there are some places that sell materials here in Japan, but even with extra cost of shipping and customs fee, I prefer to buy from LMI, because I can trust LMI's service and quality of materials. No marketing and incentives can match the solid good service and I'm a very happy LMI customer.”

- I.T. Japan.

Tuning Machines

TUNERSSchenkGUITAR500
Tuners on a Schenk guitar
LMI offers a broad selection of tuning machines
for steel string and classical guitars, as well as several for bass guitars, mandolins and banjos. The majority of these tuners are from the Schaller®and Gotoh® (Pronounced “Go-Toe”) product lines with additional hand made classical tuners from Alessi, bass guitar tuners from Hipshot™, and Grover economy machines.

GOTOH® Tuning Machines
Gotoh machines are head-to-head quality competitors with the longer established Schaller machines. Over the years, many major hand makers and factories have come to prefer them over the Schaller tuners. They are more competitively priced than the Schallers™, and this may be the deciding factor for some. The selection of classical tuners available from Gotoh is certainly broader in both quality/cost and variety, providing economy models to models used on some of the finest guitars in the world. We carry their popular 'contour' line (510) tuners, and their new line of open back tuners with brass gear wheels (made especially for LMI) are sure to please those who prefer a vintage-style tuner.

SCHALLER® Tuning Machines
Schaller is one of the first manufacturers to use a cast, sealed, and lubricated gear housing, and their machine has been copied by many. With removable and replaceable buttons, tension adjustable by tightening the knobs, and threaded hexhead bushings, Schallers are still one of the better values in a tuner.