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Drop D Tuning

Piipa

Joined: Oct 25 2009

I'm a newb and don't know much of the theoretic stuff about the guitar. Most of the songs i want to learn says that "drop d tuning" and wtf is that? Can someone explain to me how and why? THX

Drop D Tuning - this is

SpiderTemplarius

Music hunger

Location: Poland

Joined: Oct 22 2008

Drop D Tuning - this is standard tuning with one change - drop D (E) string:
Instead of:
e
b
g
d
a
E

You will have:
e
b
g
d
a
D

That's all.

thx mate

Piipa

Joined: Oct 25 2009

thanks mate, that helped a lot

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Piipa

That's an easy one. Drop D

surreal

Eric: tank,godlike

Location: Arizona

Joined: Jan 04 2009

That's an easy one. Drop D means dropping all the strings to D.

So you should have:

d
D
D
D
D
D

Respectively.

Surreal, this is Pro Drop D.

SpiderTemplarius

Music hunger

Location: Poland

Joined: Oct 22 2008

Surreal, this is Pro Drop D. Since Piipa is beginner I showed him Standard Drop D.
But Pro Drop D sounds really awesome.

when some songs say drop d is

Piipa

Joined: Oct 25 2009

when some songs say drop d is it the standard drop d or the pro one? pls help

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Piipa

Piipa they're joking.

auriplane

Joined: Sep 06 2008

Piipa they're joking. There's no such thing as Pro Drop D. Hehe

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Auriplane!!

thx

Piipa

Joined: Oct 25 2009

thx

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Piipa