The String Gauge POLL !!!!

Discussion in 'The Custom Shop' started by BOBBO, Jul 6, 2008.

What gauge string do you prefer ??? For your Electric ???

  1. 8's

    9 vote(s)
    1.3%
  2. 9's

    128 vote(s)
    18.6%
  3. 10's

    405 vote(s)
    58.9%
  4. 11's

    122 vote(s)
    17.7%
  5. 12's

    6 vote(s)
    0.9%
  6. Other

    18 vote(s)
    2.6%
  1. greeny

    greeny Member

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    11's pure nickel all the way, listen to the difference, I was amazed, so simple!
     
  2. moff40

    moff40 Senior Member

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    Gotta revise my original post. Nobody in my area stocks my regular Elixir Nano 9-46, so I normally order them by the box. The other day, I realized I'd forgotten to order, and needed strings, so I had to buy a couple of sets of 10-46's.

    The transition wasn't hard - I got used to it after only a few minutes. Now when I pick up the guitars that still have 9-46 on them, the high strings (9, 11, and 14) feel floppy.

    Needless to say, 10-46 is my new choice, at least for my Gibson-scale guitars. My Fender-scales still use 9-42.
     
  3. wileyc007

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    I use custom light 9-46's for the heavier low end punch, working my way up to heavier gauge as fingers get stronger, I crave that heavy gauge sustain
     
  4. bgfthntr

    bgfthntr Senior Member

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    .0095's lately
     
  5. fairlanericky

    fairlanericky Senior Member

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    EB Skinny Top Heavy Bottom .010-.052
     

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