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Tuning down

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by todostusmuertos, Dec 14, 2003.


  1. todostusmuertos

    todostusmuertos

    Feb 26, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    How do I tune down to C# F# B E?
    I've been trying to use my tuner but it won't go that low.
    what are other options?
    Thank you
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    OK, you want to tune down 3 halfsteps, so you just have to press the 3rd fret on each string and tune to the same pitch that the open string would have, e.g. E for the E string. That way you tune the 3rd fret to E, and the open string is tuned to C#.
     
  3. todostusmuertos

    todostusmuertos

    Feb 26, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    Now, 3 half steps only on the E and A strings right? and and whole step with second fret on the D and G strings?
    Thank you.
     
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    3rd fret for all 4 strings
     
  5. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    Well, it was answered by the time I got here, but I suppose this is more of a GI thang.