It's much the same as a 6 string guitar E A D G B E low to high except the 4 lowest pairs of strings are tuned an octave apart. Be careful, not all 12 string guitars (especially old ones) are designed to be tuned up to this pitch. Some have to be tuned a note or two lower.       Gman ( o )==#

Tuning Diagram

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Here's a little tip. If you have a 12 string that's tuned down half a step (as mine is) tell your friends BEFORE they pick it up as most of them will go, "This is out of tune" and start trying to tune it up to standard tuning before you can scream "NOOOOOOOOO!!!!" :(


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