Locking Machineheads

I have a gordon smith SG which plays and sounds great but has rubbish tuning stability. I've had the thing set up serval times and never improved the problem really so I was thinking of having it fitted with locking machineheads. The SG has a tunamatic and stop tail and brass nut.
What's everybodies experience with these? Do they make a big difference and if so what brand did you get?
cheers :)

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I have standard Kluson tuners on my 1996 Gibson SG, our set in the band is anything from 2hrs to 3hrs, i play the SG for the full set and never tune it, why don't you just change the tuners?

Yes, I've had the "ping, gdoink, downg" effect from rubbish tuners suddenly dropping me a random number of tones. As Lee says, you don't have to go the whole hog of locking tuners (although there's no reason why not). A decent set of the usuals (Gotoh, Grover, Schaller) should solve the problem without requiring locking tuners, though.

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