#1
No matter how accuratley I tune the g string on my Ltd SC500, when im playing a barre chord(esp if the strings open) it sounds out of tune. Is it anything to do with XJ frets or could it be a prob with the nut?It was recently set up by a local guitar shop so it shouldn't be a prob with action/intonation etc. Its driving me mad so any help would be great!
Last edited by TenSteel at Aug 3, 2008,
#3
its because you touch yourself at night..
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#5
do you have the right gauge G string?
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#6
Exactely this happened to me last year with my Dimavery (f-ing cheap guitar, you could throw it in your fireplace). The problem was the tuner. The gear inside the tuner broke, and so the tension is nt strong enough. Check the tuner, it might help!
#7
Take it back to the shop and tell them about the problem.

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Quote by TenSteel
No matter how accuratley I tune the g string on my Ltd SC500, when im playing a barre chord(esp if the strings open) it sounds out of tune. Is it anything to do with XJ frets or could it be a prob with the nut?It was recently set up by a local guitar shop so it shouldn't be a prob with action/intonation etc. Its driving me mad so any help would be great!


It really does sound like bad intonation, though! I mean, that's a classic symptom of bad intonation. I'm not even joking. Maybe the guys at your local guitar shop are a bunch of cowboys? I know the guys at my local shop basically just wipe it down if you pay them to do a setup. They don't even touch the truss rod, or do intonation with the saddles. Just because you payed for a full setup, doesn't mean they actually did a full setup. Your best bet, in my opinion, is to learn how to do intonation yourself, and then check if your guitar is properly intonated- or give it to a friend who knows how.

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#10
Quote by xxadamnxx
its because you touch yourself at night..

Back to The pit with you! *hits*

Now, it's probably inotation. It's pretty easy to sort out by yourself, there is many a tutorials out there in the internet/UG.
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#11
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or maybe he just doesn't know how to tune a guitar

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