#1
I'm new here, and also new to guitar, so hello everyone !
to get to my question, I've been playing acoustic guitar for a couple of weeks and I bought an electric guitar yesterday (yaay !)
the problem is : when I try to tune my guitar, the open string is tuned correctly but the first fret goes a whole step higher instead of a 1/2 step and it goes all the way up the neck.
I get this problem only on my low E, A and D strings. so instead of having
E-F-F#-G-G#-A.....
i have :
E-F#-G-G#-A-A#....

where does this come from ? and to fix it ?
please help :'(
#2
guitar needs to be itonated. you use the lil saddles on the bridge to do that
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#3
tried it, the G, B and high E strings sound perfect. but the three other..... ><
(the 12th fret is shaper than the harmonic btw)
#4
ya, that's common on guitars. go get it professionally set up
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#6
Could be a badly cut nut. If the bridge is a floater you can move it to lengthen or shorten it.
#7
I had this as well on my first guitar. On another fret though. Found out that on of my frets was actually lower than the others. I didn't care much for the guitar, so I just leveled the frets myself and felt lucky that it fixed it instead of making it worse.
#8
so, managed to fix most of the problem by lowering the strings. thx guys