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Proof is in the Tuner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans May 17, 2022. 4 Replies

New guy here, so please be kind as I ask a possibly stupid question.Building my 2nd Cigar Box Guitar. 25.5 " scale, EBE tuning, mechanical bridge, semi constructed, pre-built neck.Using a digital…Continue

 

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Patrick Kelly replied to Ranblin' Dan Stevens's discussion HELP !! IN VERMONT.
"Well I actually did reply to the original post, and I made a funny joke about being a tad late, like 13 years late. But since I'm new to this forum, I did not click on the HTML tab, so my post ended up blank. I may be wrong, but I believe Old…"
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Patrick Kelly replied to Ranblin' Dan Stevens's discussion HELP !! IN VERMONT.
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Taffy Evans replied to Patrick Kelly's discussion Proof is in the Tuner
"Hi Patrick, thanks for the update. Yes, you are correct in saying that small tuning imperfections can be annoying, but it's not all down to human hearing, it's down to mathematics, the way the frets are laid out. Short version: fixed…"
May 17, 2022
Patrick Kelly replied to Patrick Kelly's discussion Proof is in the Tuner
"Taffy, To answer your question, I got close to solving the tuning issue, but far from perfect. The neck was purchased an Ebay as a partially assembled kit. The frets were pre-installed, but the rest of the neck was un-assembled and required…"
May 16, 2022
Taffy Evans replied to Patrick Kelly's discussion Proof is in the Tuner
"Hi, I'm interested to know, and I'm sure there are others, if you remedied the tuning issues you described a while ago, and if you did, how?"
May 2, 2022
Taffy Evans replied to Patrick Kelly's discussion Proof is in the Tuner
"Hi and welcome. let me say firstly that a fretted instrument cannot be tuned perfectly across the board. A few things come into play but mainly it's fixed fret positions and variable string dimensions and tensions. Add to this the stretching of…"
Apr 3, 2022
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Proof is in the Tuner

New guy here, so please be kind as I ask a possibly stupid question.Building my 2nd Cigar Box Guitar. 25.5 " scale, EBE tuning, mechanical bridge, semi constructed, pre-built neck.Using a digital tuner, open E is in tune, 12 fret E is in tune and 12th fret harmonic is in tune.But, as I progress up the neck, one note at a time, each note becomes a bit sharp. As I approach the 12th fret the notes stabilize and become in tune as I reach the 12th fret.Is this normal?Thank you in advance for your…See More
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At 7:35am on March 28, 2022, BrianQ. said…

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