String gauge - does size matter?

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Re: String gauge - does size matter?

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I can’t stand trebly strings, so these are on all of my guitars now:
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I found boomers really trebley, so haven't gone back to GHS, I find elixirs quite neutral, have you tried them Rog?

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Yes I have, but they didn’t float my boat
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Rog wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:35 pm
Yes I have, but they didn’t float my boat
Maybe you should have tried them on a guitar?

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Re: String gauge - does size matter?

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jeremyb wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:48 pm
Is anyone running a hybrid set, like 9-46? I quite like the thicker low end from the usual 10-46s, but could do with a bit of an easier time now I'm trying to do more bending... lack of practice yeah... but...
I’m running 10-52 on everything. I tried some 9-48,s the other day on a Tele might my caveman hands squeezed them all out of tune and I overbent each note.

This gauge on a Gibson scale is great for my style.

Makes it easy I guess when buying....”if” the order ever arrives (stuck Japan like my Supro pedal).
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