drop d tuning

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by burlysluggers, Jun 4, 2004.

  1. burlysluggers


    Nov 6, 2003
    i play and Ernie Ball mm 3 band.

    my band plays in drop d. my question is about string gauge. my "e" and "a" strings are quite loud and deep, but i lose volume and cut with my "d" and "g" strings. i'm wondering if anyone else has this problem/situation, and what you may have done to even out your output?
  2. Try raising your pickups on the treble side.
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I agree. Usually EB's are quite loud in the upper mids.
  4. Mudfuzz


    Apr 3, 2004
    Another reason to own a P-bass, you can adjust the pickup for each string :D
  5. burlysluggers


    Nov 6, 2003
    lemur821 - that sounds reasonable, i will try that, thank you.

    and A M N - thanks for the help on my actual issue, your comment is VERY useful.