Guitars are tuned E-A-D-G-B-E by standard, but I prefer tuning it down to C (C-F-Bb-Eb-G-C) since it gives a meatier sound and is easier on my fingers. I know there are plenty of other tunings, but ...
A number of my guitars have a Floyd Rose tremolo system with the locking nuts near the headstock. How can I effectively tune a guitar that has a Floyd Rose locking tremolo?
This might be an obvious question, but it would be good to know what factors cause guitars to go out of tune.
Many metal/rock songs use dropped D tuning. What reasons are there for it?
I'd like to hear about the different techniques of tuning a guitar with standard tuning, and why you use them.