#1
i play in a metal band, and as it is common today in metal, i play in drop C tuning(cgcfad). i basically just want to know if like when someone posts a major and minor scale on here in tab, if i play it where they say to on the neck, but on my C-tuned guitar, is it the same? and if not should i just move it up the neck?

im also just having a hard time playing in scales and arpeggios in my solo's. please help. thank you.
#2
If the tab says standard tunning on it, then the #'s are related to that tunning. So in order to play a standard tuned song in Drop C... you have to move down the fret board two frets. (down meaning towards the nut)

I wouldn't suggest it though. Why not just play the song in the tunning it is supposed to be in?
#4
Quote by Gulf Coast Rock
actually you would move up 2 (away from the nut)



ACTUALLY you wouldn't.

"C" is lower than "D" (a whole step down)
#5
You have to move up your neck 2 frets (away from nut) to be in the same key as them
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#6
Oh shit. I'm a dumb ass.

I thought he meant he was in Standard, trying to play a song in "C".


*Kicks self in nuts*
#7
And wouldnt the low C notes have to be move up another 2 frets??
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#8
yes
Quote by Lukeisonfire
tool and opeth definitly dont play tube amps . You cant get those distorted sounds out of it. tube is for like beatles stuff right?


Quote by evilbeaver22
You're right, just about the only thing better than a Spider 3 is an MG : )