My guitar WILL NOT tune????????

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  • My guitar WILL NOT tune????????


Answer #1 | 19/12 2013 12:00
It "wont" tune or it doesnt stay in tune. If its not staying in tune, and you didnt have the problem before, the first culprit to me would be the new strings that need to stretch, the second would be that one or more of the strings were wound correctly when they were replaced.
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Answer #2 | 19/12 2013 11:17
Maybe it is because you are high strung :)))))
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Answer #3 | 19/12 2013 11:41
Yes. Brand new guitar strings actually stretch as you continue to tighten them. They will mellow out as you continue to tighten them.
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Answer #4 | 20/12 2013 01:43
What was it you wanted the repair shop to "fix"? What was the problem that you thought was caused by old strings and why did you not simply fit new strings? That bit seems important but you've missed it out! Did the neck need adjusting? You say the, "problem still remains": what problem? I don't think whatever work was done on the guitar was really satisfactory if you had to make further adjustments when you got the guitar home and that, as you seem to be suggesting, the neck (truss rod?) needs further adjustment. The tuning issue seems to be separate. The only thing I can think of that would mean a guitar couldn't be tuned would be broken tuners but you seem to be saying that, really, the problem is that the guitar won't stay in tune, which is a different thing. New strings need to be stretched as the are fitted (especially the plain strings) or else they do just continue to stretch and go flat for some considerable time. As I guess you know, even when strings have been stretched and everything is okay, guitars do still go out of tune and need to be tuned frequently. It is impossible to suggest any other problems that the guitar might have without actually trying it out.
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