#1
I've got a little arrangement of Prelude from the Final Fantasy video games that I want to record, but I would need to tune my first string up to B4 to achieve the necessary range. Is it a recipe for breakage if I do so without adjusting anything else, or should I be able to do it without switching that one string to a larger gauge?

Guess I should include that I'm using light strings on a Jackson Dinky.
Last edited by thf24 at Mar 15, 2014,
#2
Quote by thf24
I've got a little arrangement of Prelude from the Final Fantasy video games that I want to record, but I would need to tune my first string up to B4 to achieve the necessary range. Is it a recipe for breakage if I do so without adjusting anything else, or should I be able to do it without switching that one string to a larger gauge?

Guess I should include that I'm using light strings on a Jackson Dinky.


I'm thinking you'd have to switch it to a *lighter* gauge. But that's still a pretty high note. I do that kind of thing with my Variax, but that does it electronically, with no change in actual string tension.
#3
I get to G using 9s...but B? You might have to go looking for something like a 6.
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#5
Can you not just fret it?
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