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ARCHIVED TOPIC: Tuning up a whole step
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Hot Club Man - Posted - 05/10/2019: 13:48:08
Anybody tried tuning up the plectrum banjo (Standard tuning: DBGC) to E Csharp A D Apart from the VegaVox. Did it work for you? Light strings? Say .010 / .013 / .017 /.022 as an example. Be interested to hear.
Andrew Roblin - Posted - 05/11/2019: 06:11:46
I've been studying Eddy Peabody, so I tune up a whole-step. Light gauge banjo strings work fine for me. I have a 1950s Vega Professional and a 1970s Iida tuned this way.
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