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post #61 of 61 (permalink) Old 08-05-2009, 02:57 PM
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Re: some new 8 strings coming up

Originally Posted by plyta View Post
Damn, guys at measured the scale lenght on the FM-408 (using EMG pickup width and proportion calculations) and its only 25.5.

What a bummer
Believe or not, that is indeed great news for me, since I don't use a low F#, but a high G or A instead.

For people willing to use it for Sikth / Meshuggah tight riffage, I find it quite inapropriate, though. There's no way an F# will retain definition on a standard scale without making all other string completely nasal, or worse, too trebly.

Edit: first post, first typo... how typical of me!
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