How to choose the correct size
Knilling Perfection Planetary Peg for your violin,viola, or cello.
Knilling Perfection Planetary Pegs are one of the most revolutionary
innovations for violin, viola, and cello. They allow every
one form absolute beginner to professional musician to quickly and
easily tune their instrument with the greatest ease. They are available
in multiple styles and sizes to suit almost every need.
However it is important before ordering a set for yourself,
that you determine the appropriate size diameter peg for your
The best solution is to take your violin,viola or cello to a luthier
experienced with installing Knilling Perfection Planetary Pegs. They can
determine the correct diameter pegs for you and help with installation.
Knilling highly recommends having these tuners installed by
an experienced luthier or repair technician.
To determine the correct size yourself you will need a measuring device
accurate enough to measure the diameter of a circle in millimeters.
Knilling Perfection Planetary Pegs are available in the
As you can see from the chart, accurate measurements are essential.
Remove all 4 pegs form your instrument. Be sure to lay them
aside in a way that you know which peg goes back where. Not
all pegs and pegs holes in an instrument are exactly the same.
Do not measure the pegs. The size peg you need is determined
by the hole in your peg box.
You will notice that the holes a peg go through are two different
diameters. Measure the internal diameter of the larger hole
for each peg.
Since there are likely to be differences between the four holes you
measured, use the largest measurement.
You will need the Knilling Perfection Planetary Peg set that is
slightly larger then the largest measurement.
You measurements are:
You would need the 8.5mm set.
For more information and to view the complete selection of Knilling
Perfection Planetary Pegs available be sure to visit Hornsales.com.