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Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by vene-nemesis, Oct 11, 2005.
well i need to know wich gauges should i use for CGCF in 34" scale.
Thx in advence.
Check out the La Bella D tuning set.
They're designed to be tuned D-G-C-F, but you could drop the low D to C without a problem. They're gauged .54-.76-.90-.111. (The gauges listed on the juststrings page are wrong.) I've been using them on one of my Rumblefish and they feel and sound awesome.
i use SIT strings gauges 50- 70- 90- 120- works pretty well for me
I actually use a Rotosound .125 or Fender .125 top string, and then either rotosound or DR's for the rest of my strings. Usually I like .125 - .95 - .70 - .50 gauge strings. Beefy and good for down tuning.
Actually there's a little trick. For every half-step you lower, add .05 to the string. For every half-step you raise, subtract .05.
If you use a .40 G string, F should be .50.
will a .125 fit in the bridge and the nut on a fender bass for an e string?
i've gone a couple of ways on this.
one way, i use a standard SIT powersteel set, 50 to 105 and just deal with the floppiness.
the other way, i string B A D G and tune C G C F.
it's a tossup for me which one is better. the lighter (E) string seems to fit better in the nut, but with some work, the B would also work i think.