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Author Topic: Tuning 3/4 electric guitar  (Read 136 times)

OfflineBanjo99uk

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Tuning 3/4 electric guitar
« on: December 22, 2017, 11:37:40 PM »
Ive got my son a 3/4 fender for Xmas and wanted to know if it should be tuned the same as a standard guitar considering it has shorter strings. Any advice welcome thanks.

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Re: Tuning 3/4 electric guitar
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2017, 12:11:46 PM »
Ive got my son a 3/4 fender for Xmas and wanted to know if it should be tuned the same as a standard guitar considering it has shorter strings. Any advice welcome thanks.

Congrats to your son! :wave As I understand, 3/4 Fender has a scale length of a 22.5 inches making it basically a travel guitar.
Travel guitars are usually tuned in standard tuning like regular guitar, it's just they use thicker strings. On acoustics it's 0.13.
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Re: Tuning 3/4 electric guitar
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2017, 07:02:02 PM »
Brilliant, thanks for your help Quizzy.

 

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