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I have similar fine tunes on my Violin. Seems like someone got the bright idea of making one that will work on guitar.  The ones for the heavy strings are designed mainly tp tune down to lower tunings.  The unwrapped strings can be pitched up a full note. I haven't tried them but if they work anything like the ones on a fiddle they can be used to fine tune or drop a pitch accurately.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Pitch-Key-PK01-Non-Evasive-Preset-Alternative-Tuning-For-Guitars-Drop-D/272792856628?_trkparms=aid%3D1110002%26algo%3DSPLICE.SOI%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20190711095549%26meid%3Dcce76bc8ea7b41ce8475dcf527856e9f%26pid%3D100047%26rk%3D4%26rkt%3D8%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D231192541653%26itm%3D272792856628%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2047675&_trksid=p2047675.c100047.m2108

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Yes, I used something similar on violins back in the 60's and they were old news then but they worked a bit different, they mounted between the end of the string and tail piece and shortened the string length when cranked down.  This one bends the string which I haven't seen before.   I've also used Hipshot tuners made for Bass which drop tune to a fixed pitch.

 

Another unique gadget are these multi function capo.  https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Multifunction-Capo-Open-Tuning-Spider-Chords-For-Acoustic-Guitar-StringsLI/303276251565?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20131003132420%26meid%3D0746f62b993d4ca69e951978adbd2592%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D5%26rkt%3D12%26mehot%3Dco%26sd%3D113308869249%26itm%3D303276251565%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D0%26pg%3D2047675&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851

I bought one for $6 and its actually kind of neat.  I was doing some things where I had it placed on the 5th fret holding down the two E strings and then I could play augmented chords below it and above it on the fret board.  Not something you'd use every day but it does let you play stuff you've never heard before on guitar.   A bit tricky to set up. It pulls out and expands to your fret board then you have to align the stoppers to the string centers. The adjustments are stiff, likely for good reason but it does work.   

 

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