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Many are the different factors which will determine if you guitar will stay in tune or not (especially if you're using a tremolo), among which the condition of nut and bridge saddles, the condition of strings and tuning gears, and how strings are mounted.

As a guitar repairer and builder I noticed that often musicians suffering of tuning problems simply don't mount the strings properly.

Here is a video which explains how to correctly mount strings on a fixed bridge guitar. This may seem a known and simple task but I am sure you will discover some new useful things here.

Following these simple instructions will dramatically improve your tuning and playing.

Galeazzo Frudua

Galeazzo Frudua

As a luthier and lutherie teacher, since 1988 he has been making about 350 boutique guitars and basses priced from 2,900 to 5,600 Euros and repaired and customized thousands of string instruments. His instruments and amplifiers are used by flagship artists, such as Chick Corea, Peter Gabriel, Ennio Morricone, Carl Verheyen. He owns two YouTube channels—where he teaches music—that count up to 30 million views and almost 140.000 subscribers.

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