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Which String?
If you could only have 1 string, which would it be?
E string (thin) [ 1 ] ** [5.88%]
B string [ 0 ] ** [0.00%]
G string [ 4 ] ** [23.53%]
D string [ 3 ] ** [17.65%]
A string [ 1 ] ** [5.88%]
E string (thick) [ 8 ] ** [47.06%]
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FretDancer69
post Sep 26 2007, 09:20 AM
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Hello guys, this topic came to my mind a few days ago. If you could only use a string in the guitar, which one would it be? It doesent have to be your favorite, but there must be a reason why you choose that string, so please tell us about it. smile.gif

I know Slash's first guitar had only 1 string, but i never knew which! laugh.gif

Anyways, mine would be the G String (laugh.gif), why? because i love doing bending, artificial harmonics, slides, natural harmonics, etc. on it! i do them almost exclusively on that string! biggrin.gif

So...Whats yours? wink.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 09:24 AM
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B string great playing open and the A


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post Sep 26 2007, 09:28 AM
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E string, tuned to D or C. Its impossible to run out of riffs to play on E string. Pinched it, tremolo, slow chugs etc.


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post Sep 26 2007, 09:40 AM
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QUOTE (VinceG @ Sep 26 2007, 02:28 AM) *
E string, tuned to D or C. Its impossible to run out of riffs to play on E string. Pinched it, tremolo, slow chugs etc.



yeah, very good point there. lets hear more biggrin.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 04:02 PM
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High E string, i love tapps and bends on this string very much smile.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 04:16 PM
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Thick E string, so it doesn't break too easy when I hang myself.


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I voted for the E (thick) string cause i like the low tone and i could still play some heavy riffs with it by using tremolo picking to it biggrin.gif Have to admit though just having one string would be really hard to deal with it would get old after a short while. laugh.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 04:43 PM
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Low E string would be mine. You can't solo on 1 string, and especially not SWEEP sad.gif so i guess i would take low E to at least be able to riff biggrin.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 07:18 PM
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May I take 2? laugh.gif Joking. smile.gif

D string is my choice...cause it's in the middle and it's wounded,harder to break it. cool.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 07:21 PM
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Low E.. means i cud probably still play in my band biggrin.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 07:50 PM
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QUOTE (Smikey2006 @ Sep 26 2007, 02:21 PM) *
Low E.. means i cud probably still play in my band biggrin.gif


B - some of my best bends are on the B string.


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post Sep 26 2007, 08:24 PM
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Low E For Me As Well, for teh same rieasosn listed above!
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post Sep 26 2007, 10:25 PM
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G, becuse then I can still play the blues. No fingerpicking blues with only one string though sad.gif


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post Sep 26 2007, 11:04 PM
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I voted for G
Because With one string you cannot tell your friend you are playing on a guitar.
So prove to him I play on a guitar I choose G string so that I can argue with him "It is still a Guitar"
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post Sep 27 2007, 01:32 AM
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I'd go with G too!


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post Sep 27 2007, 04:59 AM
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QUOTE (Pavel @ Sep 26 2007, 09:43 AM) *
Low E string would be mine. You can't solo on 1 string, and especially not SWEEP sad.gif so i guess i would take low E to at least be able to riff biggrin.gif


yeah, the low E string is the best for riffing, lol, yeah too bad about the sweeping laugh.gif

QUOTE (Vinod @ Sep 26 2007, 04:04 PM) *
I voted for G
Because With one string you cannot tell your friend you are playing on a guitar.
So prove to him I play on a guitar I choose G string so that I can argue with him "It is still a Guitar"
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laugh.gif laugh.gif good choice man!!!


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