#1
So i just figured i would try to tune a half step up, and i did. It's kinda weird that my strings didn't break. But yea, have any of you guys/girls tuned this high, or higher?
#3
Placebo tune a step higher I believe.

It's simply the same as placing a capo on the first fret, so therefore in my opinion there is no point.
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#5
I've heard of bands going a full step up. Nothing higher. Too risky for me to do. I don't know enough about it and I'm not trying to bend the neck of my guitar by putting too much tension on it. I heard that can happen if the truss-rod isn't set up right when going higher than standard.
#6
Yeah, Nirvana's cover of 'Love Buzz' is accidentally a half step up
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#7
I've tuned a step higher with my seven string to play stuff in C.
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#8
Quote by hellbound_jonny
Placebo tune a step higher I believe.

It's simply the same as placing a capo on the first fret, so therefore in my opinion there is no point.


For some songs you don't even need a capo, you just play a fret higher. I can't see the point.
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#9
'course your strings didn't break! If strings broke from being raised a half step we would never have been blessed with that beautiful art called string bending.

I agree, capo on first=same thing as half step up, so why bother?
#11
No way, I tune dooowwwwwnnn, like all the cool kids are doing. Look how angry I am.
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#12
Just use a capo.

Edit: wow beat to it like three times.
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#14
Tuning higher is so unbrutal and unmetal, it defeats the point of guitar.
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#15
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Tuning higher is so unbrutal and unmetal, it defeats the point of guitar.


Yeah- if you're going to tune up, get a fucking mandolin.
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#16
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Yeah- if you're going to tune up, get a fu king mandolin.


oh, why?
do those chinese guys make really good mandolins??

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#18
Quote by Zero_Mike
Tuning higher is so unbrutal and unmetal, it defeats the point of guitar.

WRONG!

You can tune so and still make heavy riffs.


As a matter of fact doing that DEFIES METAL!!
#19
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oh, why?
do those chinese guys make really good mandolins??



you can't just change my post to make a pun out of it...
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#22
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I'd like to see you use one on a 7string


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Last edited by hellbound_jonny at Mar 20, 2008,
#26
I was going to say you can just use a capo, but tuning up means you can play higher notes, for example playing a 24th fret high E on a 23 fret guitar or something.
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