#1
what gauge strings should i put on my B.C. Rich Beast to make it sound about like a 7 string guitar? i dont have money to buy a seven string and i have an idea for one of my bands songs, i just need a seven string guitar, and i heard you can make a six string guitar sound like one. i dont need the high E string for the riffs im working on. plus my other guitarist is doing the solo anywayz on a six string.
#2
you, you'd have to tune your e to b and so on, putting thicker string wont change the note, it'll just make it sounds beefier
Gear:
Jackson DKMG Dinky (EMG 81/85)
Ibanez GIO (i put a Dimbucker in the bridge)
Crate GT65 (65 watts) to be upgraded soon, suggestions welcome (must be tubed)
Floor Pod (for sale)
#3
well u obviously have to skip a string somewhere, but iv downtuned the low E to an A with 12 gauges easy
Mesa F-30 - 1x12 V30
PRS SE Custom 24 (GFS Crunchy PATs)
PRS SE Singlecut (Evo/Air Norton)
1989 Starforce (GFS PowerRails)
Morley Tremonti Power Wah, TS7 (808-Mod), Pitchblack, Boss DD-3, DE FnC
#4
if you want powerchords to sound like on a 7-string you might just play inversions on 6 strings : you can play i.e. this :

e--
b--
g--
D--
A-4
E-4
#5
One of my guitars is currently in drop A with 10s on it, but I will be changing them to 12s
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#6
Quote by Demonikk
One of my guitars is currently in drop A with 10s on it

I bet that sounds like ass.

Sounds like the threadstarter just wants to tune to B, in which case he'll need some heavy strings. Try 13s.
#8
I'd say 12-54s.
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#9
13-60