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Tuning down, which strings to use

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by lo-end, Aug 29, 2005.


  1. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    Hey guys Im joining this band that plays heavy rock and they tune to drop D transposed down a full step. My bass will be tuned, low to high C G C F. In other words all the strings will be tuned down a full step but my low E will be down two full steps.

    I am looking at la bella hard rockin' steel strings because they seem like ideal strings for me. Should I get the extra light 5 string set (... 60 75 95 118) or their 4 string D tuning set (54 75 90 111)

    I use a Stingray by the way
     
  2. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    Ok well I ordered the 60-118 set from juststrings. They should work out, Ill just have to get my bass set up by a luthier