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Gitar crazy
04-30-2006, 03:24 PM
if i tured my guitar to (B,F#,B,E,G#,C#) drop B then do i still play power chords the same also if i have a chart of the fret notes will they just move up

slash_620
04-30-2006, 03:30 PM
yes.

buckethead>you
04-30-2006, 03:32 PM
why in the **** would you tune that low anyways?????????????????????

Panasonic3
04-30-2006, 03:33 PM
for ultra grindcore super heavy screamo. ^

Will_Minus
04-30-2006, 03:33 PM
Some people like the deeper sound. Baritone guitars are a tad hard to come by.

Slurgi
04-30-2006, 03:34 PM
why in the **** would you tune that low anyways?????????????????????

I've wondered that for a long time, too.

*shrug*

To each their own.

:cheers:

Refixer
04-30-2006, 03:36 PM
if i tured my guitar to (B,F#,B,E,G#,C#) drop B then do i still play power chords the same also if i have a chart of the fret notes will they just move up

You would play power chords as shown:




Note: EADGBE represents B F# B E G# C#

E
B
G
D ---1
A ---1
E ---1

or

E
B
G ---3
D ---3
A ---1
E

JesusLives
04-30-2006, 03:38 PM
Some people like the deeper sound. Baritone guitars are a tad hard to come by.

Yea. But it will be easily drained out by the kick drum and bass guitar(s).

maXterbat0r
04-30-2006, 03:41 PM
Yea. But it will be easily drained out by the kick drum and bass guitar(s).
maybe the deep tuning is a replacement for bass and kick or just for deeper solos.

could also be a soloist.

BFI
04-30-2006, 03:47 PM
why in the **** would you tune that low anyways?????????????????????

damage plan!! rip dime

TheWhiteAlbum
04-30-2006, 03:51 PM
the deepest i go is cgcfad, i dont understand why someone would want that unless your one of those really heavy bands.

ThereWasATime
04-30-2006, 07:08 PM
first off thats drop D down a few steps...not drop B. drop B is BADGBE, which is used on a lot of Tom Morello stuff and quite a bit of Zakk Wylde songs too.

now to your question it's already been answered by Refixer

ChurchNSkate
04-30-2006, 09:31 PM
^Technically it's drop D down 1 1/2 steps...but who wants to say that?
Or C# standard with a drop B...whatever.

Everyone says Drop B, so you might as well.

Most metal bands (real metal...) tune anywhere from D-B standard, drop A, drop A#, A# standard...and so on and so forth. It's just for a different sound.

ekguitar
07-20-2008, 05:19 PM
Yeah chevelle uses drop B and drop A# most of the time and their music sounds great. I tuned that low and i love the deep tone it gets but if your gonna do that i would recommend getting some thicker gauge strings.

:-D
07-20-2008, 05:21 PM
why in the **** would you tune that low anyways?????????????????????
Because he wants to? :confused:

Let him do what he wants.

steven seagull
07-20-2008, 07:25 PM
Yeah chevelle uses drop B and drop A# most of the time and their music sounds great. I tuned that low and i love the deep tone it gets but if your gonna do that i would recommend getting some thicker gauge strings.
Was it really worth bumping a 2 1/2 year old thread to tell us that?

:-D
07-20-2008, 07:34 PM
Was it really worth bumping a 2 1/2 year old thread to tell us that?
Holy crap, didn't even see that. :o

*reported*