What TUNING do you use on your MAIN 7 String?

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  1. Norstorm

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    Drop A, and stock E w/ B
     
  2. Electric Wizard

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    I switch between that and FAGFACE.:yesway:
    Sometimes I also use CABBAGE.





    ...But no, drop Ab is the favorite so far.
     
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    I tried to tune my Carvin in drop A but I wasn't happy with the low string tension as the Sperzels won't allow me to use a gauge thicker than 60 :noway: So I went back to standard....
     
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    One of my 7's is tuned like a normal guitar, but a half-step down (BEADGBE) and the other is tuned a half step down but the bottom two strings are tuned in fifths. (GDADGBE)
     
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    Drop C with a low G (GCGCFAd), sometimes tuning the low C up to D when playing standard tuning songs. Love it! :hbang:
     
  6. MobiusR

    MobiusR Thall, that is all

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    i use Drop G/Ab and A

    I haven't found which one i should use but i keep moving around finding whats best...

    When i get a 10 string i plan on using FAGEDFACE (Drop Z Tuning)












    In all seriousness 10 strings are to much for me XD
     
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    On my Mayones I used to play Drop G#. I like this tuning because a low G# has almost an 8-stringy sound, but I still have the Eb tuning which is pretty much "standard"/can be used for many non-djent songs.
     
  8. MobiusR

    MobiusR Thall, that is all

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    exactly why i liked G#. Not only that i can still use the new standard tuning on a 8 string with a low Eb. Having me play in Drop G defeats the purpose of me getting a 8 string

    I mean i heard Tiger was played on a 8 till i saw that misha said it was on a 7 then i realize i truely love G#
     
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    90% of the time I'm using the Standard tuning. :)

    Sometimes I use also (for ambient music):
    A# - F - A# - D# - F - a# - d#
     
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    B standard, but Im currently in a jazz/neo soul group, so standard tunings almost ALWAYS apply. In the past I used Bb standard just so it wasnt in a standard tuning (metal).
     
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    So, just a question. what tuning could i use for my 7 when my band drops to drop b? (B,F#,b, E, G#, C#) i want to start using my seven string so i can do some stuff with the extra octave and a half but the other guitarist doesn't want to tune up. I'm kinda stuck i would like to have the drop b tuning on regular starting on the low B string and then have the extra string that would go in the sequence like the one about ^^
     
  13. Santuzzo

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    standard on all of them but the RGD which is a whole step down form standard.
     

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