#1
Would this be okay for a little while? I cant go and get new strings for a couple weeks at least, but i wanted to learn As I Am, and In the Name of God by Dream Theater. Would this harm my guitar leaving it in this tuning for too long???

Thanks for the help..

PS. Any other tips or advice is welcome

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#2
I don't think it'll hurt the guitar, but it'll sound like ****. I know, I've tried.
#3
do you have a fixed bridge? or floating because it may be a waste of your time
and no it wont harm your guitar, it might just sound like crap
#4
Well i play in D sstandard with 9s, and on ocasion have used C standard with it.
Its a bit loose but its not horrendous.
#5
Okay, well, just for info, i have a Hellraiser, its a string through, so yeah, fixed bridge. And on one of my other guitars i went to drop A#, but it didnt sound to good....i used 9s though

My things:
Bowes SLx7
Washburn WG587
Washburn X40Pro
Washburn X50
Washburn HM24
Washburn WR150
Laguna LE200s
Arietta Acoustic
First Act
Valveking 112
VHT Deliverance

#6
Learn it as written, but keep your guitar tuned to Standard, or even go down to D-standard.
It will just sound a step or two higher. Probably sound better. Only the harmonics (if any, and seeing as this is the brutal metal there will be) will be off.
There's a little think called the circle of fifths, folks.
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