#1
How cloes do I have to have perfect intonation. I cannot get it better than within 1-2 cents is this acceptable?
#2
i think its pretty much impossible to have perfect intonation along the whole fretboard. but yes try and get as close as possible. maybe try out that steve vai neck idk.
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#3
Want perfect tuning? Get a keyboard, but even still its not guaranteed lol

Cents are minuscule and nothing to worry about.
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#4
its mathamaticly impossible to get perfect intonation on any non synthesised instrument.
#5
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its mathamaticly impossible to get perfect intonation on any non synthesised instrument.


Well theoreitcally it IS possible, and math definitely has nothing to do with it lol. It's just not realistically possible.
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Well theoreitcally it IS possible, and math definitely has nothing to do with it lol. It's just not realistically possible.

Yeah, there are so many factors that you'd go insane trying to get perfect intonation on a guitar. I do think that TS getting it to with +/-1 or 2 cents is pretty much as close as you'll get, its near perfect and it's hard to really tell the difference anyway.
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#7
unless u have perfect perfect perfect pitch to where you can tell me to the nearest cent how much i am off... 1 or 2 cents can slide and still fall under "perfect intonation"
#9
seriosuly dude, like people are saying

NO ONE will notice.

a couple cents is hardly even an audible difference.
... if it is even audible to many people.

It's absolutely fine


actually damn
my guitars are probably never THAT close.

"Close enough for Rock and Roll" as they say
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#12
Even if you had it intonaed perfectly, you still would probably not have the perfect intonation while actually playing the guitar... Just applying a bit too much or a bit wrongly directed pressure on the fret throws your intonation to hell.

So don't worry!
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Only Eric Johnson could tell
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#14
Ugh don't bring Eric into this

I heard that he once spent 20 minutes, on stage, tuning his guitar... in a pub.
#16
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That's probably better than most of us here can get

Btw, by "Steve Vai neck", did you mean the Buzz Fieten tuning system?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJXKV8v32iQ

It's the 3rd guitar he brings in, check it out.
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