Perfection Pegs, Viola 4/4, Ebony, Swiss
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Order number GB-140S781
ADVANTAGES OF PERFECTION PEGS
Effortless, stable tuning by turning the head. Transmission ratio of 4 to 1 compared to a conventional peg. Excellent tuning accuracy. Self-locking gear - no sudden detuning of the instrument. Weather resistant - no jumping, no jammed peg. No wear on the peg hole. Long-term reliability. Reduced instrument maintenance.
Planetary gears of high tensil steel in a shaft of aircraft-grade aluminium and Delrin nylon.
Treble-side pegs have a left-hand thread and are marked on the end of the shank with a letter T.
Bass-side pegs have a right-hand thread and are marked with a B.
With ebony or ABS synthetic heads and in sets of 4- or 5-pegs available.
The shank diameter refers to the abrasion of the instrument s peg hole. We recommend a diameter of 7.8 mm for new instruments and 9.00 mm for very old instruments. We suggest measuring the diameter of the peg hole before purchasing.
Where can I get the Perfection Peg pegs mounted on my instrument?
Our luthier locator provides a selection of violin makers who sell and install fine tuning Perfection Pegs.
As a musician, can I install the pegs myself?
We recommend that the installation should be performed by your local luthier.
Can gut strings be used for the Perfection Pegs?
Gut strings can be used. However, the holes for the strings in the Perfection Pegs must be drilled out.
How do I choose the right size for the Perfection Pegs fine tuning pegs?
In order to achieve an optimal fit, all peg holes of the instrument must be measured before ordering. The measurement must be taken at the point where the peg enters the pegbox on the peghead side.
Can the heads of the Perfection Pegs be changed?
The peg heads are permanently glued. If a custom peghead model is desired to be mounted, Perfection Pegs can be ordered without a head.
What does the B and T on the underside of the peg shaft stand for?
There are two types of pegs in each set: pegs for the high strings marked with a T on the bottom of the shaft and pegs for the low strings marked with a B. T stands for Treble and B for Bass.
What is the reduction ratio of the pegs?
The Perfection Peg pegs have a reduction ratio of 4 to 1.
What is the taper of the Perfection Peg pegs?
The pegs have the usual taper of 1:30 for violins. For cello it is 1:25.
What tools are needed to install Perfection Peg fine tuning pegs?
Peg reamer (standard profile violin 1:30, cello 1:25), Marking pen, Saw – fine tooth, File – fine-tooth, Sandpaper – fine, Material for polishing, Optional - Reversible glue