Small thing... what clip-on tuner fits the PRS headstock well?

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  1. Jkater

    Jkater New Member

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    The beloved PRS headstock isn't the most generous for extra room around the tuners. My clip-on tuners barely hold and are tight against the tuners. Yeah, I know, not a big deal but out of curiousity and wanting to buy a new clip-on tuner for no good reason, is there a tuner out there that fits comfortably on the PRS headstock?
     
  2. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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  3. Jkater

    Jkater New Member

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    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    No worries.
    It is very accurate. It clips on well to the higher horn and doesn't care if it sits up against a tuner peg.
    It turns itself off after a minute or so, but I turn it off immediately after use in order to save battery.
    It isn't cheap, but it is very good.
     
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  5. elvis

    elvis Hamfisted String Banger

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    I use polytune on all my guitars. I have 3. I love to leave them on and use them on gigs, they work better than any of the floor tuners I've used and you can tune all the time.
     
  6. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    I use the ones from Reverb.com with zero issues. Plus they are basically disposable.
     
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  7. Mozzi

    Mozzi https://imgur.com/user/BAMozzy

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    I to use the the clip on Polytune by TC Electronics. I think its very accurate and, according to Anderton's, they do too. I also find it responsive too...
     
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  8. Jkater

    Jkater New Member

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    Silly me. I found the spot on the silver sky headstock where there is a little more room because of the offset tuners of the SS (right where the handwritten serial number is). This is not the case on the usual PRS headstock where it is indeed very tight and there is little room to hook a tuner.[​IMG]
     
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    Rockmark New Member

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    Have had good luck so far w the Polytune headstock tuner. Expensive but worth it.
     
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    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    +1 for the Polytune.
     
  12. Antmax

    Antmax New Member

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    I use a polytune too. BTW they now have a Unitune clip, exactly the same clip with chromatic and strobe modes, just no poly (multiple strings at once) They are only $30 and I always find the poly part intruding on my tuning single strings at a time and a pain in the backside.

    Just with it didn't only come in white.

    Actually $5 off at Sweetwater right now so only $25.

    Think I'm going to get one right now lol.
     
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  13. Jkater

    Jkater New Member

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    I just ordered a polytune clip (the unitune version). :) I have the big brother on my pedalboard and love it. I rarely use the polytune mode. Never seems to match what the single note mode says. But it's handy for extremely quick almost-there tuning.
     
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    TC Electronic UniTune.
     
  16. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Another Polytune user here.
     
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    markd21 New Member

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    Polytune for me.
     
  18. UnGauGeD

    UnGauGeD I have a thing for pigeons hence the birds.

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    Polytune as well.
     
  19. Shreve

    Shreve Katzenjammer Kid

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    Well, I choose to be different from the mainstream.




    I use a Polytune. :confused::rolleyes::rolleyes::confused:
     
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  20. walrus

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    ... a lowly Snark works fine for me...
     

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