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Tune Low

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Rumble Blast, Apr 9, 2006.


  1. Rumble Blast

    Rumble Blast

    Apr 9, 2006
    I like tunning low, step and half down. I have 5 string. But the strings are too loose and doesn't sound tight. Is there any strings I could buy to sound better?
     
  2. WalterBush

    WalterBush

    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    Yeah, the heaviest guage strings you can buy. But detuning as low as that can quickly reveal the difference between a starter and a really high quality instrument. You may just have to put up with string floppiness and slop. What kind of bass are playing through?
     

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