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String Butler V4 for oversized headstocks

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V4 model / only for oversized headstocks

  • Addresses frustrating tuning issues found on many wide headstock guitars with a 3 + 3 headstock configuration.
  • Version V4 with minimum post distance 57 mm / maximum post distance 78 mm.
  • The String Butler’s Patented Design attaches to the head of your guitar and corrects the angle of all 6 strings as they pass through the nut.
  • This guitar mod greatly improves the tuning stability of your guitar and it looks fantastic doing it!
  • German designed, so you know it is designed well and durable for many years of trouble free service.
  • The rollers used on this guitar upgrade insure low friction as the strings are rerouted to the tuning machine heads.

– Is your guitar difficult to tune?
– Are the machine heads on your guitar difficult to turn?
– Are you tired of having to retune a couple of strings after every song in your setlist?
– Then you will love the String Butler!!

If the design of a guitar headstock doesn’t position the machine heads directly in line with the slot in the nut, then high friction is generated between the nut and the string. This friction makes it difficult to tune the guitar accurately and the tuning may change while you are playing. In severe cases it is also difficult to turn the machine heads which can damage them. The String Butler sends the strings straight through the nut which reduces this troublesome friction.

This V4 String Butler is designed to address well known tuning stability issues on guitars similar to, but not limited to Gretsch’s Gibson Flying V’s, Epiphone’s, Dean’s, Ibanez.

V4 Currently available in: Black with silver rollers & pins ( standard) , Black with black rollers and pins (Stealth) and Black with gold rollers and pins (Lux) .

If installing the V4 on a Gibson Flying V the truss rod cover plate may interfere with the installation. Work around from what other customers have done is to take off trust cover plate and or get a smaller aftermarket one or resize it.

See the pictures in the listing for visual guides to determine if this product will fit your guitar. Note this is the V4 Version.

Manufacturer Warranty: The String Butler is covered by a 24 month warranty against defects in material or workmanship from Dietrich Parts.

SKU: SB-V4-BK. Category: .
Additional information

Black w/Gold Rollers Black Pins $84.95, Black w/ Silver Rollers $79.95, Black with Black Rollers $84.95, Black with Gold Rollers $84.95

Reviews (1)

1 review for String Butler V4 for oversized headstocks

  1. Mike (verified owner)

    I like it ! I got the black & gold V4 for my Epiphone Wildkat with black & gold Bigsby & hardware… works fine in conjunction with Graphtech nut & saddles (strings OVER the tension bar!), looks cool too, super easy to install… great communication …Thanks Guys !Epiphone Wildcat

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