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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-27-2006, 05:40 AM Thread Starter
 
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Steve Vai string gauges

Does anyone knows what string gauges Steve uses on his jem & universe guitars???
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-27-2006, 06:38 AM
 
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Re: Steve Vai string gauges

I remember reading an interview where he said that since his practicing schedule is not what it used to be, at the beginning of every tour he is using 9 gauge strings, but once he feels his back in shape he change them to 10 gauge.
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Re: Steve Vai string gauges

Yeah he mainly uses 9's but he does use 10's from time to time.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-27-2006, 09:43 AM
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Re: Steve Vai string gauges

Yeah, he said after touring for a while, when he gets his finger strength back up there, he has to switch from 9s to 10s otherwise he ends up bending the 9s like rubber bands.
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