Definitions

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  • n. The part of a stringed instrument, at the end of the neck, that holds the pegs or mechanical tuners used to control string tension.

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Examples

  • In keeping with proper practices of F-style mandolin neck preparation, the F-5 necks had a peghead scroll strengthener embedded into the scroll area to add strength to the scroll and prevent breakage.

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  • The instrument has become an icon; a replica of its highly identifiable peghead stands almost three stories tall above the Opry Mills shopping center in Nashville to boast the location of Gibson's retail store and mandolin shop.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • Abe worked with the three mandolin builders inside the plant - Wilbur Fuller, Aaron Cowles, and Dick Doan (Dick is the luthier who was assigned to rebuild Monroe's broken peghead in 1980) to ensure they accurately followed our specs.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • The first three F-5Ls had a "Gibson Prototype" stamp on the back of the peghead.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • For a cohesive look, the same red hue is found along the guitar's body, fretboard, and peghead.

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  • The fretboard and peghead feature a red "energy wheel" inlay design provided by Tankian himself.

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  • It's got beautiful wood, a sweet tone and a unique wheat inlay on the peghead that signifies it's a Walnut Valley festival prize.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • I also have to use a riser board on the table and remove the fence rail so the peghead doesn't hit the table while making the cuts.

    Mandolin Cafe News

  • His signature also graces the back of each peghead, and each instrument is accompanied by a special certificate of authenticity.

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  • The peghead (made of mahogany) is small, so the problem is fitting new tuners onto the peghead.

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