One Clip-On Tuner to Rule The World!

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Drak, Jan 25, 2020.

  1. Kennybeeinfl

    Kennybeeinfl Member

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    I've been using these for awhile and couldn't agree more. Yes l have one on every guitar and a spare in every gig bag!.
     
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  3. Bluzeboy

    Bluzeboy Gold Supporting Member

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    I’ve been using mine for a couple of years and never had that issue but, whatever you like as long as it works.
     
  4. jens5

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    The D'Adderio mini's don't work well with some head-stocks. OK for Strat and Tele head-stocks but not others. Was on stage a couple months ago playing a I-35LC. Mini fell off and was then stepped on breaking it into pieces. Will have my Polytune next time no matter what.
     
  5. Mtt02263

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    I've tried almost all of them, including the Peterson, and the Polytune is my favorite by far. Most accurate, easiest to use, highest build quality, and easiest to see.
     
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  6. JWhite

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    Tuning fork, no screen to break or batteries to drain. LOL
     
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    For you non clip-on tie guys,
    The Monoprice floor tuner is the only non-mini on my pedalboard and it's *great*, esp for $20 direct.
    Huge readout, quick, reliable. Five years in, hundreds of hours on it.
    It's whitelabeled for other brands (like the "Modtone" ($45) and Warwick Rocktuner ($55). Same item, suckers ;-)

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    and yeah, of course I have some headstock tuners, including the D'A, and while the D'A is tiny, I can't say it's the most consistent or reliable. I found the D'A also picks up room noise and becomes paralyzed like Alexa if others are playing or talking. But unobtrusive and tiny, definitely.
    Note to all, remember Amazon for best pricing on Snarks ($9 vs GC $30) , DA, etc. and multipacks of any battery for pennies.
     
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  8. Brion

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    I like the D'Addario mini that clips on the edge of the sound hole for my acoustics.
     
  9. Jon C

    Jon C Silver Supporting Member

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    The minis are ok, I keep one in gig bag for jams, etc. for the gigs I want Peterson Strobo clip, better performance etc.
     
  10. monty

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    My favorite as well. I use the Peterson at home because I love the sweetened tunings but when I go out I use these. Work great and hide nicely behind the headstock.
     
  11. JCW308

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    There's a screw-on version of these now. They use one of the tuner holes on the back of the headstock. Awesome!
     
  12. Bankston

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    Another vote for the Peterson when I’m not on stage.

    But I use a Shure stompbox wireless receiver that doubles as the tuner for onstage use.
     
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  13. Yamaha 350

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    I do not use clip on tuners. I have a built in amp tuner. And my Quick Tune from Yamaha and my old First Act table tuner. Clip on tuners to me are silly.
     
  14. Jaddy

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    I use the same one as the OP because of the size. I switch them to sit on the back of my acoustic & mandolin's headstocks (I use a floor tuner on electric). I've only owned this particular one as I hated the look of all the others.
     
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    Snark is popular in TGP poasts. :wave
     
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    Then why are you posting in a thread where a member is talking about how much he likes his new clip tuner?
     
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  18. Cup of Cheese

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    Seriously dude? Why even put that here if the OP likes his clip on tuners?
     
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  19. Yamaha 350

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    I'm glad he likes his. I just said I think they look silly and do not use them. I put up stuff before guitars etc.. And you all said junk, ugly, and not needed etc... And I never said you could not share you opinion on the gear I shared? It is called sharing opinions in a nice way and contributing to a thread. And there is nothing more to it than that.

    What if you bought a Gibson and a guy said it is not for me. Because I personally dislike wide fat 50's necks? Would you say the same thing? It is called sharing a opinion.
     
  20. edwarddavis

    edwarddavis Silver Supporting Member

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    Once you lose it they work the same
     
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