The intonation on my b string is messed up...when played open it sounds sharp, but when i play on any of the other frets on the b string, it sounds in tune. This majorly f*cks up the sound of my chords...help?
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You sound like you have no idea how to fix this so you SHOULD take it to a music shop and let a professional sort it out. It sounds easy to fix but requires a lot of patience time and experience to get it right.

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tune it open.

then press the 12th fret and check it there.

SETTING INTONATION: from icepoint...
Most electric guitars provide individual string length adjustment for setting intonation. Fine tuning this length insures that your guitar plays in tune all the way up and down the neck.

Using an electronic tuner, tune your guitar to pitch.
One string at a time, play the harmonic at the 12th fret and then play the fretted 12th fret note.
If the fretted note is sharper than the harmonic, increase the string length slightly until both notes register the same on your tuner.
If the fretted note is flat compared to the harmonic shorten the string length slightly until both notes register the same on your tuner.
Repeat the procedure on all strings until the harmonic and the fretted notes are the same.

screw # 2

be sure to tune the open string after every screw adjustment.

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