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Edward Van Halen D-Tuna Drop D Tuning System

Drop from E to D with ease with this Drop D tuning system. The D-Tuna kit comes with a D-Tuna, an Allen wrench, spring, and 2 replacement string locking screws. (67) Read 11 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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Introducing a revolutionary patented device, called the D-Tuna, that enables players to drop from E to D and back, in an instant. Eddie Van Halen has been using it on his guitars for 5 years. It's simple to use and it works.

"It couldn't be easier to install. You remove the string locking screw from the low E-saddle on the bridge and replace it with one of the 2 D-Tuna locking screws provided, the spring assembly, and the D-Tuna. And that's just about all there is to it." -- Edward Van Halen

The D-Tuna is made from the highest quality hardened steel. The patented design allows for precise fine-tuning adjustment, is simple to set up, easy to use, and really works!

Each D-Tuna Kit Contains:
- D-Tuna
- Allen wrench
- Spring
- 2 long replacement string locking screws

NOTE: Won't work with low-profile Floyd Rose tremolos zZounds is an authorized dealer of Edward Van Halen products.
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Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 5 x 1 in
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful. "No more "wait a sec - I gotta de-tune this thing...""
Sound: No sound, but there are no problems with sustain, string height or anything else. Feature: Only one feature, and it does it well. Ease of Use: Gave a 7 here just because it is not that easy to grip when pulling out to dropped D. Pops back it easily Maybe I should smear some 'gator grip' goo on it or something? Quality: Only complaint is how easily the fine tuning set screw moves. This needs to be a nylon lock screw or something a bit harder to turn, as mine needs to be adjusted every week or two. Value: Worth the money. If you do a lot of detuning, buy it. I don't think there are any other items that do exactly what this thing does. If you have a non-floating floyd it's a must-have bargain. Manufacturer Support: Haven't dealt with 'em. If it breaks I'll just give Eddie a call, right? The Wow Factor: It completes me. It had me at "Add To Cart". Gives your guitar a groovy 'modded' look. Overall: Overall I love this thing. Gone are the days of wondering if I have enough slack in the fine tuner. No more looking for that allen wrench. No more having to pause / mute / tune / un-mute. I use it on a custom strat with a surface mounted Gotoh floyd, so I did not have to block or mod the trem at all, but I'm considering doing just that on my other guitars with floating floyds, as 'pulling up' can be done by pressing on the string screws - not a big concern for me anyhow because as it turns out, I'm not Steve Vai. But seriously, if you're doing much tuning or having to switch guitars mid-set, you need this thing. I would replace it if needed, but I doubt it ever will. Simple ideas are always the best.
Style of Music: rock, reggae, blues, alt, metal
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Ease of Use: GReat, unlike the previous reviewer (who is ignorant about how to use it) it works great, you have to block your trem system so it is a down only system, this is the only way it can be done, it is impossible to drop a string on a floating bridge without affecting the others.
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