Mudcat Café message #300187 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #25456   Message #300187
Posted By: gillymor
18-Sep-00 - 05:31 PM
Thread Name: OPEN D TUNING
Subject: RE: OPEN D TUNING
Yikes! I've been arguing tuning with a piano tuner! It's nice to see you here, Lucius, welcome. I remain skeptical though. Whistlestop in his excellent posting also brings up coil memory. I don't understand how a Low E string tuned down to D, considering all the tension pulling it in the other direction, could make any movement back to E. It would be like a salmon swimming up stream while towing an oil tanker (or something like that). I'm not looking for an argument here so much as enlightment.

Dave