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Taka Perry
post Mar 17 2014, 11:30 AM
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Hey everyone,

I've got a performance VERY soon on my acoustic guitar, and just today, my low E string tuning peg has been doing weird stuff.

When I tighten it, it gets sharper, but when it reaches around a D#, it seems to drop back down to C, and then its just this repeated. Is there someone who has had this problem before?


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post Mar 17 2014, 11:43 AM
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Hey everyone,

I've got a performance VERY soon on my acoustic guitar, and just today, my low E string tuning peg has been doing weird stuff.

When I tighten it, it gets sharper, but when it reaches around a D#, it seems to drop back down to C, and then its just this repeated. Is there someone who has had this problem before?

time for a new one
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Darius Wave
post Mar 17 2014, 12:54 PM
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Probably the gear inside is broken. Unfortunately there is no other option then the replacement


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post Mar 17 2014, 03:16 PM
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What Darius said.


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Palacios
post Mar 17 2014, 04:19 PM
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That happened to me before. Exactly like Darius said. The teeth of your tuning gear wore down, and it's now slipping. They're honestly really cheap to replace. In fact it was so cheap; the guy at the store just gave it to me. I still bought a pack of strings. smile.gif
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post Mar 17 2014, 05:45 PM
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You can squeeze the screws a bit but this isn't a real fix, it will loosen again sooner or later.


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Darius Wave
post Mar 19 2014, 11:26 AM
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Buy a set of new tuners - jin-ho is a best choice from the cheapest. They will probably surve You forever and You won't feel any pain of cost...


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