Stretching strings

Stretching strings

STRETCHING STRINGS New strings need to be stretched before they’ll stay in tune. If you don’t stretch them, for the first 2-3 hours of play they’ll repeatedly go flat in pitch. There are conflicting views on how to stretch strings, and even whether they need...
Strobe tuners

Strobe tuners

sTROBE TUNERS At Selborne Guitars we use a Peterson StroboPlus HDC tuner. You’ve probably heard of ‘strobe’ tuners, but what are they and what makes them special? What is a strobe tuner? Most guitar players have a chromatic or polyphonic tuner. These tuners measure...