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Finally a self tuning guitar! This so rocks! (pardon the pun)

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I saw a different article on that a little while ago. That's really awesome, although I'm sure there's plenty of musicians who will argue that any good guitarist should be able to tune his/her own guitar.

Still, it's pretty damn sweet IMO.
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wow ... I want a self-tuning drum set aswell ... Come on Tama!
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Hmm. That's pretty cool. I wonder if there's any difficulty in replacing strings?
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Merlyn wrote:
Hmm. That's pretty cool. I wonder if there's any difficulty in replacing strings?

Yeah, it sounds liked there's plenty of room for stuff to go wrong. Plus, tuning a guitar isn't rocket science.. you just twist until it sounds right.
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jameson5555 wrote:
Plus, tuning a guitar isn't rocket science.. you just twist until it sounds right.


heehee yeah right. Try that with a dual locking floating bridge with a tremolo bar. This one is nearly identical to mine, and let me tell you even with a Korg rack mount electronic tuner it takes me close to an hour after restringing to get it near perfect.

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ATNO/TW wrote:
jameson5555 wrote:
Plus, tuning a guitar isn't rocket science.. you just twist until it sounds right.


heehee yeah right. Try that with a dual locking floating bridge with a tremolo bar. This one is nearly identical to mine, and let me tell you even with a Korg rack mount electronic tuner it takes me close to an hour after restringing to get it near perfect.

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I guess it depends on if you're tuning up before a professional recording or just tuning so it sounds right when you play. Granted, when you put new strings on they can tend to stretch so you need to keep retuning until they stop stretching.

Beautiful guitar, by the way!
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It's an Ibanez similar to mine. Mine is a mahogany thin body and a bit older bridge but looks like the same Ibanez USA pickups

Here's mine:

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The thing with these is the strings are also "locked" at the top of the neck under the tuning pegs. Basically after the thing is tuned or near perfect you clamp down the lock on the strings and don't use the tuning pegs anymore. Instead you fine tune adjustments on the bridge. Not sure how this robot thing would work with one of these. I can see it as practical on a classic design where all you use are the tuning pegs.
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The scroller that has the letters... it probably automatically turns the tuning pegs for you to adjust to the tune you choose (that scroller). That's what I'm assuming right now without reading the article... :lol: Too lazy to do that... even though I want an electric guitar, I guess I'll have to make do with the regular common nonelectrical guitar.

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