Just found a really awesome tuning for my classic acoustic! Video inside!

Discussion in 'Jazz, Acoustic, Classical & Fingerstyle' started by MF_Kitten, May 7, 2012.

  1. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    Holy shit guys, this is awesome! i might need to find a thicker string for the lowest string but that's alright!

    Basically, from low to high: E-e-b-e-b-e

    the high b and e strings are the same as always. the G string is tuned DOWN to E, the D string down to B, the A string down to the E that the lowest string is usually tuned to, and the low E an octave down.

    I made a video for you fellas:
    http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3782113/Lots Of E Acoustic.mov

    As i mention in the video, it would benefit from a thicker low E, as i didn't really think about that when i got these at all. i just wanted to tune it to drop C! :lol:
     
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  2. JamesM

    JamesM The Armada

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    Nice. :)
     
  3. Atomshipped

    Atomshipped SS.org Regular

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    Nice, I love acoustic guitars tuned low like that. I need some thicker strings for mine!
     
  4. Stealthdjentstic

    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    What are you using for the low E?!
     
  5. Winspear

    Winspear EtherealEntity

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    Looks like a very fun tuning :)
    Sounds good with the low E too - in terms of resonance at least. But yes needs a thicker string!
    Did you say at the end it's nylon??

    My acoustic is in C# G# C# G# C# D# which is super cool. I want a 7th string in G# though :D
     
  6. scherzo1928

    scherzo1928 has wood for you

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    Sounds like a fun tunning.

    Oh, if you are looking for thicker nylon strings, give Giannini a try. I use their .060 on my 7 stringer (at 666mm scale :hbang:). I was pleasantly surprised by their quality, they seem up to par with the expensive strings I often see on classicals. They are silverplated so they feel awesome, and they sound very crisp... good good strings.

    Giannini Classical Guitar Classic Series 7th String 85/15 Bronze .060, GENWXPA7
     
  7. MF_Kitten

    MF_Kitten Set up us the bomb

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    I want that. both strings and guitar.
     
  8. scherzo1928

    scherzo1928 has wood for you

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    It's an unbelievably fun instrument to mess around with.
     

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