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Old 07-03-2012, 10:47 AM   #41
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Thank you -- that was a very interesting read, and what I hoped would appear in this discussion.

Glad it was of any help!

I had quite a few links to articles like this (on different guitar-related topics) but unfortunately my hard drive broke and didn't manage to salvage them
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:53 AM   #42
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I use 24.75" scale for Drop C#, I believe Seether have used 24.5" for Drop C# and I know Paramore use 24" scale for Drop C.

Anything will work fine if you have it set up right.
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:19 PM   #43
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I use 24.75" scale for Drop C#, I believe Seether have used 24.5" for Drop C# and I know Paramore use 24" scale for Drop C.

Anything will work fine if you have it set up right.


Also interesting: In Flames have used 24.75" for drop A#, Baroness have used the same for drop G and Sunn O))), while I don't know what they tune to, have been known to use standard Les Pauls.
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:24 PM   #44
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Also interesting: In Flames have used 24.75" for drop A#, Baroness have used the same for drop G and Sunn O))), while I don't know what they tune to, have been known to use standard Les Pauls.

To be fair though, Sunn O))) aren't exactly known for their pristine clarity or crisp tones
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:30 PM   #45
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To be fair though, Sunn O))) aren't exactly known for their pristine clarity or crisp tones


Neither are Seether
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:28 AM   #46
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Dimebag used 24.75 scale guitars only. Anywhere from .25 step down , all the way to 2.25 steps down. Not that that matters, but hey. What I find interesting in "my personal opinion", is that the clarity on the higher register of 27" inch scale seems to suffer comparred to a 24.75 or 25.5. But the lower end is does sound better.
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