..would i use to be able to tune a 4 string down to use it basically as a 5 string. i just bought a new 4 string, and i wanna be able to use it for the songs i would need my 5 string for in my band. im thinking if i could tune it to B-E-A-D, without it sounding muddy, or the strings flopping around too much, than i could do without the G string, since for these songs i never use it on the 5 string anyway. problem is, i dont know what gauge would be able to do that. anyone know? thanks!
great! thats all i needed to know. ill pick up a set tomorrow. thanks brother!
You could just buy a 5-string set. Hell, they're even made for that tuning.