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post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
 
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Different tuning??

Hey guys. So, how many guitars do you have tuned to something besides A440?
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post #2 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Different tuning??

I have 2. A Les Paul a full step down, and a SG a 1/2 step down. Besides my fixed bridge guitars my floyds are in standard. I have a JS in standard, and a RFR RG550 both in standard.
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post #3 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 12:10 PM
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Re: Different tuning??

None for me.
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post #4 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Different tuning??

Really? What kinda music do you play?
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Fusion mostly, but whatever I feel like playing at any given moment. I honestly don't spend much time playing other people's music anymore. My playing tends to break down to one of two scenarios; me alone with my synths and drum machine, or me and the drum machine with either one daughter on flute or another daughter on sax. OR, either of those scenarios with me on bass and the rest staying the same When I'm playing by myself with nothing else it's almost always piano and not guitar these days.
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post #6 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 01:14 PM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

My main guitar is now tuned to E flat. Because I bend so much I find standard tuning exhausting, because of the tension of the strings. But this may change, I dunno. I'm also playing guitar whilst downtuned to B. I love those sounds in the lower region. I'll eventually have a six string baritone guitar for that.

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post #7 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 01:25 PM
 
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None. And I play metal.
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post #8 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 02:52 PM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

Strat 1/2 step down.
Lp studio in drop c (cgcfad)
Gretsch Hollowbody in standard
Ibanez s2170's all three of them are tuned drop d (dadgbe)
Ibanez 760 tuned to drop b
Tele (dad's ran off and put it in open g or something)
Washburn Dime V a whole step down.

those all stay in the "cork room" on stands or in open cases so at any moment if the notion hits me i can start jamming just about any song or style in as little time as possible.

Any guitar i own not in rotation either has no strings on, or is detuned completely.

Mostly Beachy rock, or deathcore....
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post #10 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 05:48 PM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

all my guitars are strung with slinky 10s , tuned DGCFAD , cant beat it !
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post #11 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 09:11 PM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

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all my guitars are strung with slinky 10s , tuned DGCFAD , cant beat it !
Same here, 2 of my guitars are in D tuning and another 2 is in standard, not playing around with the frequencies though...
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post #12 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 11:09 PM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

I have a acoustic that is E flat right now but I usually tune it to standard. All my electrics are tuned to standard.
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post #13 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-11-2009, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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I really like the full step down.
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post #14 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-14-2009, 08:27 AM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

Being a Rush fan in my younger days, I used to have to tune A≈430 (-30 cents) to play along to some of their albums. If I recall correctly, Roll the Bones was then tuned up a half step (FA#D#G#CF) from A≈430, so overall it was +70 cents above A=440.

Now,
*6-string: standard or Eb.
*7-string: BEADF#BE.
12-string: DGCFAD
*ESP Arming Adjusters are installed to allow for Drop D, Drop Db, or Drop A tunings with relative ease.
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post #15 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-14-2009, 10:45 AM
 
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Re: Different tuning??

None.
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