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Join date: Mar 2007
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It's been a while, how's everything in the bass forum?

I have a small question regarding drop tunings. My band are tuning down to G (please don't bother starting a debate over drop tunings, it's been done to death) and I'm using an Active Deluxe P bass. I've strung it with a low B and set it up. My question is, is there absolutely anything else that I can do to help increase the tension, apart from getting a 35" scale bass/5 string/etc?
Last edited by fleajr_1412 at Nov 18, 2012,
The Enigma
Join date: Jun 2010
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The construction of the string (the core and the materials) can impact on tension, so it might be worth looking for a set of strings designed for higher tension. Alternatively you could just get heavier gauge strings on there.
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