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paraclete
02-14-2010, 01:11 PM
... where you put down the uke and walk away in frustration because you just can't seem to get it in tune? That would be me today. My tuner... both of them, actually, are convinced that my uke is in tune, but it sounds horrible to my ears. So either the strings need changing or it's just one of those days. *sigh*

RyanMFT
02-14-2010, 01:29 PM
Never had that, but hang in there! Tomorrow is another day.

mailman
02-14-2010, 01:57 PM
I know what you mean. My soprano is like that. The tuner says it is in perfect tune....but chords sound awful to my ear. Checking with the tuner while fretting at the 12th fret shows every string sharp. I'm hoping that replacing the GHS strings it came with will solve the problem. If not, I'm not sure what to try next.

Pippin
02-14-2010, 10:00 PM
I was visiting my parents one day and had two ukuleles with me. Neither would stay in tune when their heat came on... constant fluctuations in temperature.

buddhuu
02-14-2010, 10:29 PM
[...] My tuner... both of them, actually, are convinced that my uke is in tune, but it sounds horrible to my ears [...]
Yeah, baffling isn't it? I get that on mandolin and fiddle too.

I eventually tracked down the problem. It's my playing...