anyone know the ratio used on genuine gibson machine heads?
I heard some of the copies used 14:1, would gibsons be the same?
Quick google search told me from the gibson site that they have a 16:1.
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Cool, thanks
I found it pretty hard to find out
would that be better than 14:1?
In general, the higher the ratio the better. If it's a higher ratio it rotates less for every turn allowing you to tune more accurately, of course you'd rather a very well built set of 16:1 than a crappily built set of 18:1, but in general the higher the better.