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Old 04-29-2021, 05:01 PM
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In 40+ posts, I think we’ve seen pretty much every approach possible. To me, this means it really doesn’t matter, and no-one should be losing sleep over whether they’re ‘doing it right’.

Until Taylor endorses a particular method, that is.

The thing I would question, though, is this notion of maintaining ‘even tension’ across the neck, while tuning, changing strings, trimming your fingernails or refilling your coffee cup.

Given that there isn’t a usable set of strings on the planet that maintains the same tension across all six strings, why is this an issue?

Has anyone actually sustained neck damage on any guitar in any price range because of inadvertent ‘uneven tension’?

Or, is this another myth to be filed alongside slipping tuners?
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