drop C 5string

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by oldirtybassist, Jan 8, 2002.

  1. anyone here know what size 5th string i should get to achieve a semi-tight G on the B string? i play in drop C tuning (CGCF) and want to make the 5th string a octave of the G. Will i have to custom order this gauge?
  2. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    Emmm ..... you're not Bill Wyman by any chance?
  3. E.O.M.


    Dec 7, 2001
    Grand Rapids, MI
    If you mean the G that is lower than a piano, I'd use at least a .135, although I'm not too sure as to why you'd want to tune down that low.