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#1
Anyone that has played guitar for a while knows that there are about 1,473,592 different ways to tune a guitar. What's your favorite one? Mine's C# standard because of how deep and awesome it sounds.
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#4
7 string B standard or C# standard I just can't decide. Although I think I lean more towards my 7 cuz it's the best guitar I have.
#6
Eb standard. better vocal range
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#7
i prefer drop d, i have a low voice so its easy for me to write songs in it
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#9
lol drop d half step down makes my blood boil. it isnt drop d anymore is it? it went another half step down? it's drop c#!? isnt it!??

i like Eb standard, but i like open tunings from time to time, it's easy to stumble across interesting progressions in open tunings.
#10
D standard on a six string, drop G on a seven string

EDIT: open tunings are fun though, i like open Dm and C6
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#11
Don't really have a favourite tuning, they all have different sounds and different feels... my 7 string is currently in drop G though and that's working pretty well for me...
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#12
I'm used to standard tuning. Though D and C sound awesome as well.
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#15
Drop Wumbo. It's one step lower than Drop Z (666 octaves below standard).
#16
probably C# standard(damn you BTBAM)

im also really into drop B now because of bands like Veil of Maya and A Plea For Purging
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#17
Drop C# for my primary genre (heavy/metalcore/death/symphonic/etcetc metal)
D# Standard for alternative stuff, mostly AFI or Coheed and Cambria
Drop A/ B Standard for death metal.
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#18
E standard and open G
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#19
Standard and drop c.
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#21
drop d. Let's me play all the sexy orgasmic lamb of god riffs
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#23
I'm a D standard and Drop C kind of guy. E standard and drop D are pretty cool. But D standard is a cool guy and doesn't afraid of anything
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#25
E standard, Drop Db, Eb standard, D standard.
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#26
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#27
My favorite tuning is Drop C, I just love it. But recently I noticed I have hit a hill that I just cant get over so I went back to standard to relearn my basics and start learning chords and music theory like I should have from the start.
#29
Eb Standard (Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)
Open Gb (Db Gb Db Gb Bb Db)
Drop Dd (Db Ab Db Gb Bb Eb)
Db Standard (Db Gb Cb E Ab Db)
Open Eb (Eb Bb Eb G Bb Eb

Everything sounds better flat.

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#31
E and Eb standard...they are the only tunings i ever use. On occasion ill go drop D, but thats it
#32
Eb standard
C# Standard.

Both gives me the exact tones I want at the moment.
#33
I use Standard, Drop D, Eb Standard, Drop C#, D Standard and Drop C. My personal favourite would probably be D Standard. Standard tuning, a step lower. Juicy shit.
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#34
Eb for me. Haven't tried a lot of other tunings though, E Standard, Drop D... That's about it

I really like Eb 'cause most of my favourite heavy/power bands play a half step down...
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#35
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Drop E.

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lol i think Whitechapel used that on their new album

or drop E# i think idk
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#38
E standard, Eb, Drop D and DADGAD are the tunings i use most frequently
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