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I am seriously considering converting my Robot SG into a regular SG. I've seen people discussing converting Robots that were made later with a completely different tuning system than the 1st run guitars.

What has to be swapped or removed? Obviously the tuners/tuning machines on the headstock will be changed out (are the holes stand size?) The MCK will have to be swapped out. I'm unsure if the other factory pots are considered to be good. It would be nice to have matching pots. I know there's some electronic guts in the body that make their way up to the tuners. What needs to go? I want it to be done neatly and something to be proud of when I'm finished.

If there are detailed walkthrough guides/tutorials that would be appreciated. Also specific part recommendations would be appreciated. I do want locking tuners.


Guitar Details:
Heritage Cherry Gibson SG Robot (SN 026981364)
Production year: September 25, 2008
Batch:1 Prod. nr.: 364
Manufactured in Nashville
 

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Robots had several different auto tuners  .

Lots of different mounting screw holes 

If you undo the 4 little screws in the back, you will see a PCB board, 

So you won't be able to just change 1 MCK pot, you'll need a new wiring harness 

"Something you'll be proud of "

Doubt it, buy another guitar, 

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16 hours ago, Eracer_Team said:

Robots had several different auto tuners  .

Lots of different mounting screw holes 

If you undo the 4 little screws in the back, you will see a PCB board, 

So you won't be able to just change 1 MCK pot, you'll need a new wiring harness 

"Something you'll be proud of "

Doubt it, buy another guitar, 

I may sell this and buy another but $70 for a wiring harness and $110 for tuners is definitely worth considering. If it plays great and sounds great, that's enough to be proud of.

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