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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-09-2002, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
 
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Beginners tuning problems....

I have an Ibanez Jumpstart. The tuning device that comes with it sucks. Whenever I turn the know, it either goes over the "0" or way below. Any little tuning tips?
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Beginners tuning problems....

Unfortunately, there really isn't too much you can do short of replacing the tuners on the guitar. *

The problem is that the tuners probably have a gear ratio that will make it difficult to hit the 440 mark. *My only advice is to take your time and turn the tuners slowly, making slight adjustments to alter the pitch.

A friend also suggested that the nut may cause tuning stability problems too.

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Beginners tuning problems....

get an new set of decent tuners.
period.
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