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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-09-2002, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
 
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Changing Regular 6 String Acoustic Into Baritone

I was just wondering How to Change My 6 string Acoustic Into a Baritone guitar. I thought about just changing my strings, but I am not sure if the will screw up the neck. Can Anyone Help me out
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moving to the proper forum. this is not a "forum announcement" ...glen
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-10-2002, 03:27 AM
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Well I don't think there's anything stopping you from getting a set of 7 strings, chucking out the High E and hey presto.
Yo have yourself BEADGB guitar.
This won't be a true abaritone guitar as most of them have a larger scale length. It should still work though.

Most set of strings are designed to pull with almost identical tension when in tune, so if you get a set, it should be OK.
I don't know how well it would sound on an acoustic guitar, but..............

I would recomend getting .010 or .011 as most acoustics have at least .011 strings as standart.
Also don't get slinky top heavy bottom strings (made from light set for the high strings and a heavy set for the low strings) the first time you are trying it out, just in case.
Good luck.
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