This probably should’ve been a thing a long time ago, but later – at NAMM 2017 – rather than never is excusable. Graph Tech have come to the rescue with their Ratio tuners. No more 18:1 straight across the board; each tuner has its own ratio best suited to the string. Check it out:
Gear Gods intern Maxwell studied English at Cal Poly Pomona and has since realized life ain’t all about semicolons and syntax. He’s studying audio now, and will probably judge your music taste before your grammar.