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Re: Found the optimal tuning/string guage (Re: Baryton guitar strings/tuning?)

My Steinberger Transcale does that, longer neck too but the markings can be confusing.

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On Jun 12, 2012, at 5:16 PM, Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi Stan,

I tune the Bari Neck Tele a whole step lower than normal guitar tuning. D G C F A D. I think the longer scale in this higher tuning (for a baritone) with .010 strings brings out the best qualities from the instrument. Sorry for being unclear.

On Tuesday, June 12, 2012, wrote:
just so peeps like me understand Per-you mean you only drop one string down to D right? thats what drop D means to me-or are you tuning all strings down a whole step? or are you open tuning to D ?

>Hi GAng,
>Just a short note to thank everybody that posted helpful ideas for
>stringing/tuning my Telecaster that recently received a baritone neck
>(fretted). After a lot of experimenting I have settled with ordinary
>guitar tuning lowered one whole tone; i.e. drop-D. The reason I drop
>it down is that I want to use .010 set strings, which is what I use on
>regular guitars. The bari tele sounds amazing at this tuning.

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen