rosecityboy1990
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#1
can someone enlighten me on how to do it?
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markazord
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#2
play everything on the low e string two steps higher
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#3
Just raise everything you would normally play on the low E by two frets?

Quote by markazord
play everything on the low e string two steps higher


*One step.
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JDawg
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#4
Look up the minor penatonic scale right here on UG.

Tune your top E string to a D. One octave below the D string under your A string. Get it?


EDIT: Oh... You worded it dumb. Read the posts above me.
rosecityboy1990
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#5
but if im using an electronic tuner dont i just tune the low E string to D like the same way i would tune the other standard tuned D string?
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#6
Quote by rosecityboy1990
but if im using an electronic tuner dont i just tune the low E string to D like the same way i would tune the other standard tuned D string?


Yes, you would.

You should try and get into the habit of tuning by ear, though. It's tough at first, but it definitely pays off.

Just remember, E to D is a downward tuning.
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SumFenderFan41
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#7
Ok, I don't know if your asking this, but how you tune to drop D, at least without a tuner is just pluck the D string (3rd lowest) and at the same time detune the lowest string until they sound like an octave, you shouldn't be able to miss it. And I don't know if you're asking this, but for minor pentatonic, I'd just play Aeolian. It kicks ass. Hooray Aeolian!
chrismetal86
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#8
Quote by SumFenderFan41
Ok, I don't know if your asking this, but how you tune to drop D, at least without a tuner is just pluck the D string (3rd lowest) and at the same time detune the lowest string until they sound like an octave, you shouldn't be able to miss it. And I don't know if you're asking this, but for minor pentatonic, I'd just play Aeolian. It kicks ass. Hooray Aeolian!


or you just make the 12th fret on the e string sound like the open d string

or play a harmonic on the 5th fret on the e string and play a harmonic on the 12t fret on the d string try to make the 5th fret harmonic sound like the 12th fret harmonic
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