Was it tuned differently before?
Maybe the slot at the nut is too low. Compare its string height at the nut or first fret to the other strings.
You could also have a bad machine head at that string.
It is the same when I tune to E. So far I have tried two .52s and a .50 they all had the problem.
Headstock to tuners aren't the best but all the other strings tune fine with it and I can hear the wavy......MORE »
Thanks for the advice Pushead.
I am tuning with a headstock tuner. I let my friend borrow my pedal. So no pickup required.
The low E is the only string with the problem. My low string is .52 and I......MORE »
Update on EC-1000.
New strings GHS Boomer David Gilmour sigs.
The A string is good now tines fine. The low E (Drop D) still doesn't tune in.
My suspicions are that
A) I once again overtightened the......MORE »
Thr strings are Ernie Ball skinny top heavy bottoms. Is it possible that I crushed the string by over tightening?
I am not sure what the A string is doing. It tunes normally untill it is just shy of the......MORE »
My ec1000 has the ESP brand tuners with the knob on them. This is my first guitar with locking tuners. The issue I am running into is with my low strings. I tune the 6th string to D but it will never tune properly. On the......MORE »