You really can’t go wrong with a set of GOTOH SD91 tuners for the Fender Bass VI. They have the same Kluson-style casing, 6 In Line configuration with the shared mounting screw, 15:1 gear ratio and split posts.
But really, there are a ton of replacement options available. Although the Bass VI is a bass guitar and uses larger gauge strings, there actually isn’t anything special about the machine heads it uses. They are just a Fender/Kluson, vintage-style set of tuners. You’ll only run into difficulties if you’re looking to replace them with a more “modern” machine head. (Read more HERE)
Tip: Make sure to choose a Nickel finished set for the Bass VI.
There are a ton of replacements for this type of machine head! Whichever you choose, make sure they’re Nickel 👉
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