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John Pearse #7380 Hawaiian Lap Steel, C6 Tuning

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Price:
$8.00
SKU:
JP-L6C
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Weight:
1.8 Ounces
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Maximum Purchase:
6 unit(s)
Current Stock:
8


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.015 .017 .020 .024p .030w .034

John Pearse #7380 Hawaiian Lap Steel, C6 Tuning

C6th is the most popular tuning for lap steel, largely because of the ease of playing both major and minor chords. There is a lot of instructional material for this tuning, which was often called Am7 in older literature.

The John Pearse gauges feature a heavy plain G (.024), which matches tones nicely between the minor chord on strings 1, 2, 3, 5 (A minor) and the major chord on strings 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 (C major).  Some people raise the low C to C# to include a 7th chord in the tuning (A7 on strings 3, 4, 5, 6).

 1. E .015
2. C .017
3. A .020
4. G .024p
5. E .030w
6. C or C# .034

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