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Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Turbo, Feb 9, 2005.
Low F (lower than low B) - Low B - D (As in Drop D) - High B - High E - High D -
Sure, why not? It's just like stringing a 4 string BEAD
Go to the D'Addario web page and download their string tension chart.
You generally want the middle two/three strings to have the most tension, less on the outer edges and DEFINETELY close to the same psi on the outer strings so you do not get a neck twist.
On my six strings I have about 51 psi on the middle two strings, and 46 average on the low B/E set and about 43 average on the E/high C side so my variation is 46 vs 43, or only 3 psi total. If you use the wrong gauges you can throw the neck a variation of 15 psi and over time that will twist the neck.
I'm curious - why do you want this particular tuning?