Iron Tusk Mastodon Tab (Tuning) Question

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by RAZubieta, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. RAZubieta


    Feb 9, 2008
    Maybe not related to tabs completely but best place for my question (I'm guessing) the majority of the tabs (Bassmasta, Untimate-Guitar, 911 Tabs, etc.) I've seen for this song says it is tuned AGCF. Well on a four string tuning to that low A makes the string darn near unplayble being floppier than (well insert your own metaphor there) So i tuned it an octave up and it just didn't flow at all. Does anyone know what the songs real tuning is? (I'm just guessing a whole step down judging from the other strings but would like some thoughts from you guys as well.)
  2. Alcyon


    Jan 15, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    most likely he just uses very heavy gauge strings.
  3. RAZubieta


    Feb 9, 2008
    So your saying the song is tuned in AGCF?
  4. whoneedstherapy


    Oct 26, 2005
    The Tuning is correct.

    Try stringing your bass BEAD with a 5 string set and setting it up to suit. That should solve your issue.
  5. RAZubieta


    Feb 9, 2008
    Alright, thanks. Didn't think of that hopefully my nut will accomodate the thicker strings too.