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BEADF#B tuning?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Sgroh87, Dec 21, 2012.


  1. Sgroh87

    Sgroh87

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    Does anyone here tune to this alternative tuning on their six stringer? I'm thinking about doing it so I can use standard guitar chord shapes (though I will have to transpose), but I wanted to know if there was any drawback or issue that I'm not considering, besides the major third interval thrown in amidst those fourths. I'm going to get my sixer in the next few months and I'm looking forward to trying out some chordal stuff on my bass.

    Apologies if this is the wrong subforum. I wasn't sure which section tuning questions should go under.
     
  2. hgiles

    hgiles

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    Many people do this.
     
  3. Thomas Kievit

    Thomas Kievit Thou shall not F*** up the groove Supporting Member

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    Never heared about it....
     
  4. Brian Crawford

    Brian Crawford

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    Yeah I had a similar question on this tuning mine was best gauge string sizes and most say to use a 7 string set and don't use the highest string.
     
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