Best Headstock Tuner

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  1. InkedLester

    InkedLester Drippin with Blues Blood

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    Just curious what you guys like and what seems to last. I used a Snark for a while but it seemed to die pretty quick even with new batteries.
     
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    michaelinokc Senior Member

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    The Snark SN-8 is what I've been using and it does not disappoint. It's a more sensitive version of their older models with an easier to see display.
     
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    azzapeel Senior Member

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    I don't use headstock ones. I either use the one in my amp, or the one on my mobile phone.
     
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    zontar Senior Member

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    The battery n my Snark lasted quite a while--I'm on a second battery now--but it's lasting a while as well.
     
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    icantbuyafender Senior Member

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    Boss tu-3
     
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    in2madness Senior Member

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    Snarks are good and cheap too. Like all headstock tuners they are not great at gigs because they pick up all the frequencies from all the other sources of noise in a room.
     
  8. Tangerine

    Tangerine Guitaraholic Premium Member

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    I like my Snark.
     
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    OBX351 Senior Member

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    My 2 snarks are still working after 1 year on the original batteries. I use them all the time and love them.
     
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    SteveC Village Elder V.I.P. Member

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    I haven't found anything better than the Snark.
     
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    I use a Samson.. Bright display, chromatic/guitar/bass modes, "flats" option (up to 5 half steps..) It's my go to tuner. Always will be until I get off my lazy ass and invest in pedal! :thumb:
     
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  13. InkedLester

    InkedLester Drippin with Blues Blood

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    Cool, at that price it's worth trying. Just ordered one. Thanks for all the info. I have a Korg plug in type which I also use, but I like the clip on for convienience.
     
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    Since I got the Snark there is no other for me. If I can't find it I freak out lol. Now I just keep it in my case.
     
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    RedSkwirrell Senior Member

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    The one on the right in my sig.
    Gibson Les Paul Standard 2010 Limited
    Robot tuning.
    Non-transferable though.
    :D

    I just use my ears on my other guitars.
     
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    Tone deaf Senior Member

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    I use several different tuners (pedal, multi, rack, and a little boss handheld thing that is a PIA because if flops all over the place) but, don't use one of the headstock tuners.

    However, were I to go that route. I'd buy two (they are cheap) and put a note in my calendar for June of 2013 to replace the batter in just one of the two. That way, I'd have greatly reduced the chances that I'll be without a tuner due to a dead battery (of course that supply of various types of batteries in my gear box is supposed to help with that, too).
     
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    I've been using this since xmas and now i don't think i can live without it. I ordered a back up. I also like how small and stealthy it is, screen folds back when i'm not using it so it's not ike you have this wonky thing hanging off your stock... You can put your LP in the case with it attached to the headstock.:dude:
     

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