What are the best guitar strings to use when switching from standard to drop C tuning?
Most of the time I play in standard tuning but a lot of times I like to tune down a half step or to drop C. I've been using Ernie Ball Super Slinkys, but they don't seem to get the job done whenever I tune down. What's the best brand/string size that will sound good in lower tunings and still be safe for the neck in standard tuning?
Asked By: rioteer28 - 9/2/2009
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Stick with Ernie Ball but get Power Slinky's instead. That gauges are (11-48) and the package is purple. They are the best strings for metal and also the best strings for those low tunings, like Drop C. The Super Slinkys gauges are (9-42) It might take u some time to get used to the thickness of the 11's but you will... More
Answered By: Josh - 9/2/2009
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i really wouldn't reccommend using the same set of strings for switching between such different tunings. For something like drop C though, get a Top heavy set. It has strings (.50 - .10s) DR makes good strings, and so does ernie ball. ernie ball are a bit cheaper usually, but essentially they are the same thing. for... More
Answered By: little kirk hammett - 9/2/2009
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