What Tuning Are You Guys Using?

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  1. maggotspawn

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    What tunings are you guys using for your 7 strings. Right now I'm in A Standard, but I think I might go to to B Standard.
     
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    zarg guitar and computer nerd

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    I use B standard, sometimes dropping the B to an A. I have yet to try out drop G# for the very djenty stuff.
     
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    B standard for me.
     
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    I have a 7620 in Standard (BEADGBe) and a 752FX (hardtail) in drop Ab
     
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    It depends on the guitar, mostly B standard in all (fixed or floating bridge), however the fixed bridge ones can precisely go to Drop A and back with the flick of a lever at the 7th string tuner... Hipshot Xtenders rule!...
     
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    Rg7321 in standard B and RGD2127fx in drop C# with a low G#
     
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    Thanks for the replies. Yeah, I think I may change up to B Standard.
     
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    G# standard or GDGDGBE (not with the same strings).
     
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    @maggotspawn Tune to what suits you better... This isn't any trend one has to follow.
     
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    B Standard and Drop A primarily. Occasionally tune to Bb Standard/Drop Ab depending on the song.
     
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    Bb standard and drop G#.
     
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    Drop A and Drop Ab are my main tunings

    Drop D low A

    Drop C# low Ab

    ADADF#BE > really fun, especially on an 8 string with a low D
     
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    85% of the time my PRS SE-7 (10-59) is in Drop A, 10% of the time B-Standard. The final 5% is Drop G#.
    If I had another 7 i'd probably move it between Drop G# and A Standard/Drop G.
     
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    Drop G# on a 27inch with 9-67 strings. It sucks but i can't write worth a shit in standard tuning. I feel like it's a weakness but i really like big extended chords
     
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    I haven't played anything but my Agile 828 for 2 years, but my seven is tuned to Drop C# with the major 3rd interval on the two high strings: C#G#C#F#BEG# with 11-80 strings.
     
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    I keep one in A standard; and one I tune up from B a semitone, to C standard
     
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    My Km7 is in Drop G# atm
     
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    Do you write your own music?
     
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    Yes, I do.
     
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