B Tuning (B-E-A-D-F#-B)

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Ian_390
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B Tuning (B-E-A-D-F#-B)

Post by Ian_390 » December 14th, 2009, 5:36 pm

ok so i've been wanting to tune to B Tuning. I normally play in C Tuning (C-F-Bb-Eb-G-C) with Ernie Ball Skinny Tops/Heavy Bottoms (10-13-17-30-42-52). my question is will i need heavier strings to tune to B Tuning? Any advice or tips are appreciated.

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Re: B Tuning (B-E-A-D-F#-B)

Post by Ricochet » December 15th, 2009, 8:20 am

I've used this for years to figure out the best string gauges for any tuning:
http://www.daddario.com/upload/tension_chart_13934.pdf
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