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by JamesEden
Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsie"?
Replies: 6
Views: 14171

Re: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsi

I didn't realize he used a seven string on bad horsie, it's just a regular Jem strung 10-52 He says. This from "Vai Himself" 'Bad Horsie' was inspired by the riff from the guitar dual section in 'Crossroads' when I'm imitating the train. In the 'Crossroads' film I had my sixth string tuned to 'D' b...
by JamesEden
Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsie"?
Replies: 6
Views: 14171

Re: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsi

He's quoted as using 10s sizes 10-52 strings on this forum somewhere. A lot of people prefer 11s for dropped C but do what feels best to you! I can imagine that 11's would be OK for mostly rhythm playing but a little stiff for playing stuff like Vai. Just found this post by Mikey on an old thread: ...
by JamesEden
Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsie"?
Replies: 6
Views: 14171

Re: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsi

...or if anyone else has had experience learning/playing this, what strings did you use? I am presuming 10's-42's but they could be heavy top/slinky bottom. Would be cool to know for sure, thanks.
by JamesEden
Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsie"?
Replies: 6
Views: 14171

Anyone know what gauge strings Steve uses for "Bad Horsie"?

I'm wanting to learn this and with it being in drop C tuning I'm wondering what gauge strings are best.