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

Intresting, I have used 27" guitars (soloway) for a few years that i usually tune in standard E tuning, or sometimes in open G or D. I also sometimes tune down a whole step as you do to D... but tuned down permanently I would probabbly use 011 strings.. 
The 27" scale lenght gives me better intonation, better upper fret playability (the fingers have more room) and a much former, deeper sound on the low strings.. to me longer scale sounds better.. 

Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 23:16:01 +0200
Subject: Re: Found the optimal tuning/string guage (Re: Baryton guitar strings/tuning?)
From: perboysen@gmail.com
To: stanitarium@earthlink.net
CC: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com

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