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post Feb 28 2008, 05:44 PM
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Hello GMCers!
I was thinking of tuning one of my guitars with only 3 strings tuned to E with an octave interval between each in order to try to play a few Paul Gilbert songs (Get Out Of My Yard, Three E's For Edward). The problem is that I don't know what's the best way to do it. I guess I would have to switch some strings, but I have really no idea of what would be the best solution. Did anyone else do it here ? Thanks for your advices!
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post Feb 28 2008, 05:49 PM
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I once did it, but I just used B and G strings tongue.gif Dont really remember what I felt like though blink.gif

Edit : I just did it again on my old guitar and noticed that you G strings gets so tight that you almost cant bend it blink.gif
So probably the best solution is to use 3 e strings. Or just play it on 1 string tongue.gif

Edit2 : I checked out the Get Out of my Yard tab and noticed that I did I completly wrong tongue.gif laugh.gif I turned all the strings to same pitch, which made the G string almost snap laugh.gif But you need to turn them lower, I did this and there were no problems. So it is possible with your normal strings smile.gif

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post Feb 28 2008, 05:54 PM
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I did it once on one of my guitars, it was pretty cool. I just used regular low E, D string tuned up to E and regular high E. Paul seems to be using a G string tuned down to E instead of a D string


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post Feb 28 2008, 06:09 PM
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QUOTE (botoxfox @ Feb 28 2008, 05:54 PM) *
I did it once on one of my guitars, it was pretty cool. I just used regular low E, D string tuned up to E and regular high E. Paul seems to be using a G string tuned down to E instead of a D string


yeah, that's the best solution !!! wink.gif


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post Feb 28 2008, 06:59 PM
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Thanks for your advices, I justed tuned it with 2 E strings and a D and it works great!

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post Feb 29 2008, 04:16 PM
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Or you can only tune D to E and do some skipping. biggrin.gif


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