Tuning a Guitar After Changing Strings

by brendan
(san diego CA)

I just changed my strings on my ibanez and I tune the E A D strings then when I tune the next three the E A D are untuned. What do I do to fix my tuning?


Hi, Brendan--

New strings stretch--A LOT! You have to hand stretch each string after you put it on. Just grab the string somewhere in the middle and pull.
The re tighten the string. Do this until the pitch does not change after you stretch.

Repeat this process with every string and your guitar should be in tune.


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