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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-03-2013, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
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Question about low tunings

I have a guitar with a very thin mahogany neck, and I was wondering if frequently tuning between standard and drop b would damage my guitar.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-03-2013, 12:02 PM
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Re: Question about low tunings

Are you kidding?
Devin wood is not made of paper.
If it can smash your skull it won't be damaged by different tunings expecially if you're tuning down cause it means there'll be less tension.Even if you tune up till all strings snap still it's wood and not paper.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-03-2013, 12:28 PM
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Re: Question about low tunings

Lol trevas colorful response aside, the guitar is fine worst you will need to loosen the truss rod a little.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-03-2013, 01:26 PM
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Re: Question about low tunings

no, drop tuning won't break your neck
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Re: Question about low tunings

Awesome thanks
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-06-2013, 11:28 AM
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Re: Question about low tunings

Can't say I've ever damaged any of mine.
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