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Anyone know?

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by Rob Sleeper, Oct 14, 2005.


  1. Rob Sleeper

    Rob Sleeper

    Oct 13, 2005
    Chicago
    Hey everyone,
    Does anybody know what strings Edgar Meyer uses?
    Thanks so much,
    Rob
     
  2. I think he uses a combination of old barbed wire and weed-whacker line.













    (Just jokes, of course, Sleeper. Riffing on E.M.'s reported penchant for $10 Chinese bows.)
     
  3. AMJBASS

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    Spirocores on the bottom(E,A). Flexocores on top(D,G).
     
  4. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    He seems to use a special tuning though. EAEA?
     
  5. Rob Sleeper

    Rob Sleeper

    Oct 13, 2005
    Chicago
    EAEA open strings- that makes absolutly no sense.
     
  6. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member Commercial User

    May 17, 2005
    Bend, Oregon
    Sure it does. The lower strings are in orchestral tuning and his uppers are solo tuning. It obviously works for him.
     
  7. Rob Sleeper

    Rob Sleeper

    Oct 13, 2005
    Chicago
    Ya thanks it didn'y come to mind about the solo tuning upperstrings.
     
  8. EFischer1

    EFischer1 Guest

    Mar 17, 2002
    New York, New York
    Its actually C (extension)

    then solo tuning - B E A