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tuning machine

n.
A mechanism in the head of a guitar or similar instrument, consisting of a worm screw and gear attached to a post around which a string is wound, used to adjust the tension and regulate the pitch of the string. Also called tuning head.
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In a back room at Backcountry Essentials, ski technician John Dorman feeds a ski through the humming wheels of the shop's Wintersteiger Micro 90--a ski tuning machine the size of a small hot tub.
bought its ski tuning machine last year from Fairhaven Bicycle.
It's called the SnowGlide AF1 diamond tuning machine.
It also includes a built-in automatic tuning machine that eliminates the need for a software calibration routine and accelerates the calibration time.
The tuning machines in the headstock tend to get loose under constant string tension.
After the mishap on the stage, one of the tuning machines of his guitar came out.
NUM's willingness to provide machine tool OEMs with in-depth support on aspects such as writing software and tuning machines is winning significant new customers in today's fast-changing machine tool marketplace.
Every aspect and component of this guitar has been examined and upgraded to the highest standards possible: stainless steel frets, double-potted custom-wound pickups, five-piece binding on the matching body and headstock, custom-made signature tuning machines and Floyd Rose([R]) bridge, new low-friction pots, and the list keeps going O we left no stone unturned," said Eddie.
Monark owns GRINDrite which manufactures snowboard tuning machines which are used by approximately 80% of specialty snowboard tuning shops.
Monark owns GRINDrite, a manufacturer of snowboard tuning machines that are used by approximately 80% of the specialty snowboard tuning shops.