i have a schecter hellraiser c7 and i wanted to put some Ernie Ball 2620 Nickel 7-String Power Slinky Electric Guitar Strings on it and i wanted to know if i have it tuned to
B F# B E G# C# F# (the tuning is very tight)
would it damage the neck because of the heavy gauge strings with a tight tuning? im a noob haha. but thanks
I'd say go with standard tuning, and put a capo on the second fret of all strings except the heavy B string
Id say to adjust your truss rod so your neck wont warp. But why would use you heavy gauge strings in the first place if youre uptuning?
Last edited by guitaristren at Jul 9, 2010,

In extreme tunings, people go down, like drop Z for instance. You're not supposed to tune up, that's what capos are for.
haha im up tuning it to play covers of all shall perish. thats how their tuning is, so i wanted to find out. so whats the best gauge strings for that tuning?
Why would you not just use a capo..?
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B- 7
F#- 6
B- 5
E- 4
A- 3
C#- 2
F#- 1

that's their tuning...

you'd probably want to start with an 8 and work up from there depending on your scale length.
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All shall perish tun drop B on a 6 string.. i thought...

So you want to play drop B on a 7 string??? Light strings then, i guess.
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