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1

How is Drop D tuning done?

Drop D tuning is done by tuning the lowest E down one tone to D

2

How can you tune a guitar to Drop D by ear?

To tune to Drop D by ear, you can use the open D string

3

How can you tune a guitar to Drop D using harmonics?

In Drop D tuning, a harmonic on the Low D will make the same sound as the open D string

4

Why should you always tune up instead of tuning down?

The reason you always tune up is because if you tune down, the string tension can be slightly different behind the nut and in front of the nut, so as you play you can pull the string out and put the guitar out of tune.

5

What is an implication of Drop D tuning for the D chord?

In Drop D, you can play all 6 strings in a D chord