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Old 03-14-2013, 07:59 AM   #21
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I don't mean to be rude, but you're playing a cheap guitar....


I wonder what sort of guitar you learnt on to get this mindset. Epi Les Pauls are good beginners instruments. They play well, sound good and stay in tune. You don't need more at the start and they represent good value for money too. And they are definitely not the cheapest beginners guitar either.
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:42 AM   #22
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:39 AM   #23
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Ok then. So I picked up my other guitar. I didn't move or adjust a thing. Tuned it with the same tuner. And the exact same thing happened. Is it my tuner?
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:20 PM   #24
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Ok then. So I picked up my other guitar. I didn't move or adjust a thing. Tuned it with the same tuner. And the exact same thing happened. Is it my tuner?

So your 5th fret of the G string is C or is it just out of tune? If it's the first one, re-read the whole thread. Again, C is supposed to be the 5th fret of G string. And if it's just out of tune, I don't know. Maybe you should re-tune. Also use your ears to tune. If it sounds bad, it's out of tune. Check your intonation - 12th fretted note and 12th fret harmonic should be exactly the same pitch. If they are not, you need to adjust the saddles on the bridge or then take it to somebody who can adjust it if you can't do it yourself.

And it's good to know how to tune by ear.
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Old 03-19-2013, 07:46 PM   #25
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Ok then. So I picked up my other guitar. I didn't move or adjust a thing. Tuned it with the same tuner. And the exact same thing happened. Is it my tuner?
TBH, I've never seen a cheap clip on tuner, or an onboard tuned that wasn't a bit loose when close to pitch.

In any event, I just grabbed one of these strobe tuners: http://www.amazon.com/Planet-Waves-...net+waves+CT-11 and it made all the difference when tuning my 12 strings.

If you can't get the guitar in tune with one of these, take up the piano.

PS: you can also set intonation with one of these, they even give you instructions for doing so.
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:33 PM   #26
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Ok well Al 3 of my guiytars are doing this. My washburn Ml, Epiphone Les Paul, and Brand new, came in the mail today ESP V300. The ****ing G string. My tuner is a Korg CA-30. Just changed the batteries, still does it. No idk if its because when i went over to my sis house her kid got a hold of it and chewed on it. Idk because ive been using this tunner for years, this never happened till then.
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:51 PM   #27
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If you play a C chord what does it sound like?
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:12 AM   #28
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Ok well Al 3 of my guiytars are doing this. My washburn Ml, Epiphone Les Paul, and Brand new, came in the mail today ESP V300. The ****ing G string. My tuner is a Korg CA-30. Just changed the batteries, still does it. No idk if its because when i went over to my sis house her kid got a hold of it and chewed on it. Idk because ive been using this tunner for years, this never happened till then.


you have to be trolling

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g->g#->a->a#->b->c 0->1-->2->3-->4->5


that's how it's supposed to be
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:35 AM   #29
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Ok well Al 3 of my guiytars are doing this. My washburn Ml, Epiphone Les Paul, and Brand new, came in the mail today ESP V300. The ****ing G string. My tuner is a Korg CA-30. Just changed the batteries, still does it. No idk if its because when i went over to my sis house her kid got a hold of it and chewed on it. Idk because ive been using this tunner for years, this never happened till then.
Right! Find a new girlfriend and buy a new tuner. Thread solved.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:36 AM   #30
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Ok well Al 3 of my guiytars are doing this. My washburn Ml, Epiphone Les Paul, and Brand new, came in the mail today ESP V300. The ****ing G string. My tuner is a Korg CA-30. Just changed the batteries, still does it. No idk if its because when i went over to my sis house her kid got a hold of it and chewed on it. Idk because ive been using this tunner for years, this never happened till then.

What is the problem you are having again? What problem are you talking about? If you are still talking about G string 5th fret = C, that's how it's supposed to be.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:45 AM   #31
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:36 AM   #32
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Lord, Liar, or Lunatic?
What game are we playing here, "three guesses, the first two don't count"?
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Old 03-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #33
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Well, for the record, the G string tends to always sound a tiny bit out of tune.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:22 PM   #34
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Well, for the record, the G string tends to always sound a tiny bit out of tune.
For the record, TS was told to tune to G string to correct pitch, then check the pitch at the 4th and/or 5th fret, to verify that those notes would be a touch sharp due to normal intonation issues.

First it was his Epi Les Paul giving him problems. "I raised the strings". Which would require a slight intonation adjustment.

Now, "my GF's kid broke the tuner".

Which to me begins to sound like, "the dog ate my homework", if you know what I mean.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:15 PM   #35
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For the record, TS was told to tune to G string to correct pitch, then check the pitch at the 4th and/or 5th fret, to verify that those notes would be a touch sharp due to normal intonation issues.

First it was his Epi Les Paul giving him problems. "I raised the strings". Which would require a slight intonation adjustment.

Now, "my GF's kid broke the tuner".

Which to me begins to sound like, "the dog ate my homework", if you know what I mean.


to be fair it's his sister
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:54 PM   #36
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