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Offline Clbe

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where's the fat string?
« on: May 02, 2005, 10:06:06 PM »
... it's in the middle Puffy!

There are multiple tunings that could be used that change the melody side relative to the bass side. The string arrangement goes like this...

4th up Bb
4th up F
4th up C
4th up G
low C
5th up G
5th up D
5th up A
5th up E

The 5/5 arrangement is the most common. There are MANY ways to tune the Stick and arrange the strings. That's a little heady at this point.



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Offline Har

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where's the fat string?
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2005, 11:06:36 AM »
Yep! That's one of the things that took me the longest to decide on (aside from what kind of wood to get): how many strings, and what tuning to use!

I eventually decided on DMR tuning, which is tuned a whole-step lower than the Matched Reciprical tuning and allows for the deepest range of notes...I love those nice low "chest implosion" notes you can get. [;)]

   1. Bb
   2. F down a 4th
   3. C down a 4th
   4. G down a 4th
   5. D down a 4th
   6. Bb
   7. F up a 5th
   8. C up a 5th
   9. G up a 5th (unison with 4th string)
  10. D up a 5th


Offline puffycombs

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where's the fat string?
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2005, 11:32:17 AM »
Sort of like trying to learn a new language here.
don't confuse understanding with concern.

Offline tooloud

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where's the fat string?
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2005, 10:55:59 PM »
Yea, knowing that i finished with a D average in spanish 2, i should stay away....I'm wary of goin for a cheap 6 lol
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Offline bassman639

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where's the fat string?
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2005, 11:51:04 PM »
It's seems like dancing with one foot,hahaha,pretty neat ,i must say

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