Best Electric Guitar Strings for Drop and Low Tuning
This is the ideal guitar string candidate for drop and low tuning. These strings by D’Addario are some of the most popular strings on offer. The gauge has a medium-sized top and an extra heavy bottom. This combination of thickness and gauging is what makes it so great for drop tuning.
But first- what is drop D tuning?
It is a type of tuning in which the lowest string E tunes down to D. It allows for a lower octave of playing. It can also allow the full sonority of the guitar to come out. Even as you tune down the strings on these guitars they retain their tension.