#1
I changed my strings yesterday.

When I tuned up and started playing, I realized that my intonation was off. It's never happened before. I had to re-intonate my guitar, which took like 45 minutes (perfectionist of sorts).

So, Electric Guitar Forum, do you guys have to re-intonate every time you string up, or is it just me? What caused this?....???
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#2
I re-intonate when I change string guage/brand. If I use the same strings as before, I don't.
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I re-intonate when I change string guage/brand. If I use the same strings as before, I don't.


Ditto - it's usually necessary when you change string gauges.
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#4
I do it everytime I change strings just in case there is a small deviation of exact string diameter change. Usually it's not nessesary, but I've gotten to whener I can intonate every string in 10 minutes, so it's not too big a deal, plus, I prefer to err on the side of caution.
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#5
my guitar actually needs intonating but i'm too lazy to sort it out :P so i couldn't say if changing strings has ever made a difference. now that it's holidays, i might do a full joib on my guitar actually...
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#6
i don't do it every time, but after a couple times it starts to annoy my ear. that's when i fix it.
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#7
only if it's noticeably off, usually if it's only off by a few cents (and my SG is always off by a few cents on a couple strings anyway) I don't bother.
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#9
Nope, not if it's the same strings. Check it once in awhile thought just to make sure.
#10
it's tuning. easy enough to check often.

and depending on the bridge, neck relief, it'll move around on you when you take off all ur strings.
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