Adjusting the truss rod on your guitar is not as hard as you may think, it’s actually just a few small adjustments and only takes a couple minutes once you know what you are doing. We’ll walk you through it though, it’s better to learn before it’s too late.
New innovations rarely pop up in categories like guitar tuners. Honestly, what more is there to innovate besides the device’s basic function: tune my darn guitar!
I’ve had the opportunity to test run the new Roadie Guitar Tuner this past month and it has certainly proved to be a new twist on an accessory that everybody already owns. The question is this: is the Roadie Tuner one that you need to own?
In this day and age there is one thing we almost always have with us, though…our smart phones.
Today I want to quickly share with you my favorite guitar tuner app and explain why I recommend paying $4.99 for this tuner app instead of downloading one of the many free tuners on the App store market.
I once heard a well-known guitar luthier in Nashville, Tennessee talk about how the most trained human ear can be as accurate – and sometime even more accurate – than an electronic tuner. It takes years, even decades, to get to this point, however, and even then we need a baseline from which to tune (unless you’re one of the 1 in 10,000 people who has perfect pitch).
Even though the outcome of various tuning methods is the same (get the guitar in tune!), the fact is that different tuning methods are appropriate for different situations. Below I want to share with you five of my favorite tuning methods and how they are best used.