SE Angelus handle Drop C tuning?

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  1. Chris528

    Chris528 New Member

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    Most of my music is in Drop C and wanted to know if this guitar will work with that tuning. Obviously I will need heavier gauge strings, but will it harm the guitar?
     
  2. alantig

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    I'd doubt it - if you were tuning higher, it might be an issue with increased tension, but I think you'll be fine. There are enough guys playing acoustics in a ton of tunings without the guitars exploding, so I can't imagine this would be an issue. You may have to do some setup work, but that should be it.
     
  3. vchizzle

    vchizzle Birdman.

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    Right. Some nut slot widening and it should be just fine.
     
  4. Chris528

    Chris528 New Member

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    Thanks guys
     
  5. HANGAR18

    HANGAR18 What Would Evel Knievel Do?

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    Drop C on an acoustic? Why? Black Label Society unplugged maybe? :laugh:
     
  6. vchizzle

    vchizzle Birdman.

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    If one plays in a certain tuning on electric a lot, it is handy to have the acoustic tuned the same if you write on acoustic.
     
  7. Chris528

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    I just realized you're in Arlington. I live in Manassas and work in Arlington on Fridays.
     
  8. HANGAR18

    HANGAR18 What Would Evel Knievel Do?

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    What's happening neighbor?!
     

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