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Old 11-16-2019, 02:34 AM
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Default Lower tuning and guitar health

For a couple of different reasons I prefer to have my guitars tuned a semi tone down to D# standard.

It's about 10% less string tension.

Is this likely to have any long term health effects on the guitar? One that comes to mind is it might be less likely to need a neck reset down the line. Maybe?

Just interested in peoples thoughts as I recently made a big "this guitar is for life" kind of purchase.

Last edited by RalphH; 11-16-2019 at 05:14 AM.
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