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Unread 06-01-2006, 09:17 PM   #16
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I tune by intervals. I've been a musician long enough to recognize thirds and fourths when I hear them, so I just play the strings together and tune them by fixing each interval until it's perfect. It works on tuning the guitar to specific chords as well.

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Unread 06-01-2006, 09:42 PM   #17
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yah, the phone thing is true. try it out.

edit: i told you guys wrong. it's more like an F not an F#. i can't remember where i read about it. it was on some guitar site or something giving tips about tuning if you're in a pinch for some reason.

i actually just held my phone up to the mic on my electronic tuner. it was close to an F but not exact.
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Unread 06-02-2006, 05:46 AM   #18
Jazz. Mmm... nice.
 
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Originally Posted by S.B.Nichols
Of course, you can't use harmonics to tune the B
One way to do it is to play the 12th fret harmonic on the B string against the 7th fret harmonic on the E (1st) string. I presume the 6th would also work.
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