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String gauge for alternate tuning.

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by James Lugo, Apr 11, 2014.


  1. James Lugo

    James Lugo

    May 29, 2010
    Raleigh, NC
    So I have a Suhr J that plays fantastic in standard, it has 45 to 105's on. When I go to Eb with a drop C# it’s to rattly. What would be a good gauge for that tuning where I wouldn’t have to do any neck adjustment?
     
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  3. deeptubes

    deeptubes

    Feb 21, 2011
    Earth?
    I have 1 bass that I keep in drop D - .120 .085 .070 .050
    The .120 D has the same tension as the .105 E I use on my other basses, so they all essentially feel the same.
     
  4. James Lugo

    James Lugo

    May 29, 2010
    Raleigh, NC
    Thanks man. I just ordered a set of medium rotosounds. 50 - 110. I will check them out and see about getting a single 120. Do you know where to get single bass strings?
     
  5. James Lugo

    James Lugo

    May 29, 2010
    Raleigh, NC
    I found them on juststrings. Ordered a 120. Thanks
     
  6. James Lugo

    James Lugo

    May 29, 2010
    Raleigh, NC
    Got a set of roto 40 - 110s and put them on the bass and set it up for Eb drop C#. Worked out great. Thanks for the helps.
     
  7. ixlramp

    ixlramp

    Jan 25, 2005
    UK
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2014
  8. I tune .110's to both C and C#

    sounds great.