how do tuning forks stay in tune, and can they ever go out of tune?

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how do tuning forks stay in tune, and can they ever go out of tune?

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When struck the metal reverberates in such a way to produce the correct frequency, the correct tune.

As for if they can go out of tune? Probably not likely that one youd use would. It would require the metal to become deformed or chipped in some way so that it doesnt rattle the same way.

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