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deadstar33

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What I had in mind was if I could get the frequency value for each fret along the g string and use the formula:

f=(1/2L)[(TL/m)^1/2]

where: f = frequency, L = scale length (working length) of the string, T = tension, m = mass of the scale length section of the string

to work out the tension required to tune the string to the desired frequency. Am I using the right approach for this? The string in question is a Fender Original 150s regular g string for electric guitar, gauge 0.017", scale length 25.5". Its made of pure nickel. Using a density value for commercially pure nickel I worked out "m" for the above equation to be 8.445 x 10^-4 kg.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Cheers.