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You say "sounds fine". Do you have a digital tuner? If not, download a guitar tuner app on your phone. If you're relatively new to the guitar, my first bet would be that you don't have good enough ears yet to tune by ear. Keep working on it, you'll get there - but in the meantime, a digital tuner will see you right. My next bet would be that you haven't ...


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There are many preconceptions about switching from piano to harpsichord, as many people assume, since the keyboard is similar, that the techniques associated with piano are transferable. It is possible for pianists to thrash out pieces on the harpsichord, but it's a huge mistake to assume that piano playing and harpsichord playing are the same thing. An ...


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A few possibilities come to mind If the string is new or never been tuned up to pitch before then it might not have bedded in yet - nylon strings can take a good few days to settle down. The string might not be tied on properly and be slipping against the tuning peg. The string is faulty The tuning peg is faulty (or badly adjusted as per Celeb Hines ...


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I can't speak to your particular model of ukulele, but I'm going to hazard a guess that your problem is similar to one that I've had in the past. On my ukulele (a Fluke), there are small screws in the ends of the tuning pins that control the tension of the tuning pin. If this screw is too loose, then the tension of the string will eventually unroll the pin, ...


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The string might be sticking in the nut slot. I've found a bit of chapstick in the nut slot can free things up. Or maybe the slot needs to be widened a bit.


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I can't find your model, so don't know how relevant this is. I have had various ukes of varying price, and an inability to be tuned correctly across all strings seems to be a common factor of the cheap ones; or at least a highly variable ability; I presume because they don't bother checking machine head quality or intonation but just knock them out at speed. ...


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The temperament on some ukuleles is not perfectly equal. I don't know if it depends on strings or on the instrument itself, but it means that in some cases (at some frequencies) the distance between two neighbor frets differs from semitone. Moreover, these distances can also somehow depend on the current frequency of open string - that is, the different ...



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