Best locking tuners: improve your performance with these powerful upgrades

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If you’re looking to upgrade your guitar without spending a ton of cash, then fitting a set of the best locking tuners is a great way to get more mileage out of your trusty instrument. If you’ve got a tremolo-equipped guitar it will massively improve how in tune it is after heavy whammy bar abuse, as well as making string changes on all guitar types a breeze.

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Matt McCracken
Junior Deals Writer

 

I’m a Junior Deals Writer at Guitar World. I regularly test and review music gear with a focus on guitars, amps, and pedals, as well as being responsible for over 60 buying guides, and helping musicians find the best deals on gear. I worked in music retail for 5 years at Dawsons Music and Northwest Guitars, and have written for various music sites including MusicRadar, Guitar Player, Guitar.com, Ultimate Guitar, and Thomann’s t.blog. 


I’m a regularly gigging guitarist with over 20 years of experience playing live and producing bands covering everything from jazz to djent. When I’m not buying new plugins for my studio or guitar pedals for my pedalboard, you’ll find me making a racket with Northern noise hounds JACKALS