#1
Is there a problem changing the tuning back and forth with a floyd/tremolo? Probably I won't be able to do it with just the fine tuners, so I'll have to unscrew the locking nut and go from there.Thanks
Last edited by symba05 at Sep 20, 2010,
#3
Wait... is the band doing some songs in standard, and some half-step down, or is it all songs will be half step down?

if it's all songs, then all you have to do is re-tune twice a week, that's not too bad.

If it's just some songs, then that is a pain. The way I've always dealt with that situation is to switch guitars.
#4
Quote by SEALSniper1152
Wait... is the band doing some songs in standard, and some half-step down, or is it all songs will be half step down?

if it's all songs, then all you have to do is re-tune twice a week, that's not too bad.

If it's just some songs, then that is a pain. The way I've always dealt with that situation is to switch guitars.


All the songs are in Eb. Yeah, another guitar is a good idea but for now this is all I can do
#5
I Buddy of mine Who play's in a band told me they tune down a half step. So I thought I would give it a try on my Semi Hollow with 10's on it . I could not believe how much easier it is to do bend's and play it by only going down that half step.

Now I keep my Strat in standard and the AS-73 in the 1/2 step down tuning.
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#6
you will probably be able to do it with the fine tuners. they have a range of around a tone, so if you bridge is set up nicely you should be able in theory go down to Eb and up to F (why you'd want to go to F is beyond me but its there)

won't do any damage to the bridge though
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#7
Quote by Sparky-MMA
you will probably be able to do it with the fine tuners. they have a range of around a tone, so if you bridge is set up nicely you should be able in theory go down to Eb and up to F (why you'd want to go to F is beyond me but its there)

won't do any damage to the bridge though


Actually I just tried and the only string I manage to lower half a step was the thicker 6th string. But my fine tuners were in the middle position (I usually adjust them to the middle when I play in standard if I need to sharp or flat an out of tune string).
#8
Another option for you would be to keep the guitar tuned to Eb and then use a capo at the first fret when you want to play in E.
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