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The guitar is not just tuned in a standard tuning which is transposed down. From what I can hear and see, the low three strings are definitely C G D I believe that the high strings are just standard tuning, which would make the complete tuning C G D G B E which is not one of the standard open tunings but a mix of drop C and standard tuning. The tuning ...
Sounds like a baritone to me. They use a slightly longer scale length, and thicker strings, and one of the many tunings is C F Bb Eb G C, so standard chord shapes can be used. Not as low as a standard bass guitar - in fact the bottom 4 strings (in B E A D tuning) are an octave above normal 5 string bass guitar tuning.
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