astro64 wrote: ↑Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:51 amThat is strange. The 7th fret harmonics are not in tune with open strings or fretted notes. Only octave harmonics are (12th and 5th fret). If Steidl uses this method, he must be correcting for the difference.Argent wrote: ↑Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:09 pmWhen I was a student playing in a masterclass to Pavel Steidl I checked my tuning by playing some chords. He stopped me and taught me to tune this way and I’ve used it ever since.
Tune everything from the 1st string
7th fret B - open 2nd string
3rd fret G - open 3rd string
5th fret A - 7th fret harmonic on 4th string
Open 1st string - 7th fret harmonic on 5th string
Open 1st string - 5th fret harmonic on 6th string or open 6th string
Once you get used to it you can check your tuning between pieces quickly.
That is true. I have been told that in the past and actually forgot as I have tuned this way for years.
You do compensate slightly but if you can tune well by ear you generally know what’s right or wrong naturally.
So perhaps this tuning method is only useful for people who are able to compensate easily. Another discussion would be about octaves not tuning the guitar properly or even digital tuners being wrong. That’s a whole different thread though haha