Klajdi Abbott
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#1
I've always noticed how my low e on my Dean wouldn't be in tune by ear. So I brought an electronic tuner and it showed it was in tune but as a G#...
GaryBillington
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#2
Then you need to tune it to E
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nemjeff13
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#4
what gauge strings do you have? maybe you have to tune up to the E? You likely haven't tuned above the E to a G# as you'd notice how tight the string is. Also try another tuner to make sure.
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ryanbwags
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#5
Check the tuning against the A string (which I assume is in tune).
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sukittrebek
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#6
make sure the frequency setting on the tuner is right. should be 440Hz
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#7
It's either the frequency, the string gauge or you.

Only two of those can be fixed.
Roc8995
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#8
Quote by Klajdi Abbott
When I tune it to E it's so damn loose though...

Probably down an octave.
INSULIN
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#9
man this is why I love my fender stage amp got a built in tuner
Dr.Cheese
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#12
What kind of tuner is it? My clip-on tuner thinks my lowest string is a B when I tune it to E (I guess it only picks up the 3rd harmonic)