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Tuning.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by JeffTheBig, Oct 17, 2006.


  1. this is going to sound lame but im kinda new to bass (only playing 5 years) and i know a 4 string is tuned E.A.D.G and a 6 string is tuned B.E.A.D.G.C but the question is ...what are 7, 8,9,11 and 12 string bass tuned :confused: ...thats seams like a lot of strings...:meh:
     
  2. penguinbass

    penguinbass

    Feb 7, 2006
    Basses are tuned in 4ths so..

    7: BEADGCF
    8: F#BEADGCF
    9: F#BEADGCFBb
    10:F#BEADGCFBbEb
    11:C#F#BEADGCFBbEb
    12:C#F#BEADGCFBbEbAb

    They can be tuned differently of course... some people like to string 6 strings like a guitar (EADGBE)
     
  3. thanks ....that makes sents
    :bassist:
     
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