Fake Fender Tuners?

Discussion in 'Tech-Talk' started by Fenderbaum, Nov 27, 2021.

  1. Fenderbaum

    Fenderbaum Strat-O-Master

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    Got a neck with these tuners on, which i took off (i am a Kluson style man).
    Modern tuners are usually stamped, but these logo's are laser engraved/embossed on.
    Thought about selling them, but want to make sure..
    Did Fender print the logos long ago or are these fake?

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  2. CB91710

    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    That does look odd, as does the "lip" around the top edges.
    Here's my 2017 American Special

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    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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  4. Ebidis

    Ebidis Providing the world with flat bends since 1985

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    Yeah, looks funny.

    If you zoom in on the logo, it is very sloppy.
     
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  5. FrieAsABird

    FrieAsABird Senior Stratmaster

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    Yeah script sure looks off, I read Fedex on there lol
     
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    If it was FedEx it would be broken. :D
     
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  7. Fenderbaum

    Fenderbaum Strat-O-Master

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    obviously fake i guess.
     
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    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    Looks almost electro-engraved using a cheap vinyl mask.
     
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    mad axe man Senior Stratmaster

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    great..now fake tuners? whats next...
     
  10. CB91710

    CB91710 No GAS shortage here Double Platinum Supporting Member

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    Not new.
    Chibsons have been wearing fake Grovers for a long, long time.