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Tuning a 5 strings in DADGC...

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Micolao, Sep 26, 2005.


  1. Micolao

    Micolao

    Sep 7, 2005
    Italy
    having no neck problems...how?
    Maybe will be a Trb 1005,(it's 35 scale!) but what strings??
    light? medium?

    any suggestion is welcome...also specifical brands. ;)
    Thanks everybody
     
  2. wulf

    wulf

    Apr 11, 2002
    Oxford, UK
    What strings do you like at the moment?

    Wulf
     
  3. Micolao

    Micolao

    Sep 7, 2005
    Italy
    The best strings I've ever used at the moment are the Galli strings, just perfect.
    Or D'addario exl, nickel possibly.
     
  4. wulf

    wulf

    Apr 11, 2002
    Oxford, UK
    Then use those! :D

    What gauges? On my six string, I use a very light gauge set (Status Graphite double ball ends, FWIW) - 120-95-75-55-35-25. If I wanted to get the same feel in DADGC tuning, I'd first try 95-75-... to see how it felt and, if the low D seemed a bit loose, I'd try a 100 in it's place.

    Wulf