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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 07:09 AM Thread Starter
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Brand and gauge you use

hey guys just want to ask what brand of strings and gauge do you use for your guitars especially on a 7 string
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 07:19 AM
 
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I always used GHS Boomers but it was for a sixstring so I had to buy an extra string but now I use Dean Markley .10 - .60 a complete 7 string set
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post #3 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 08:54 AM
 
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GHS Boomers 10-46, replacing the 46 with a GHS 52, and a D'Addario .068.
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EB slinkys
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post #5 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 09:25 AM
 
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Ernie balls 9-46 with a 58 on the low B
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post #6 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 09:29 AM
 
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I've been using the D'addario .009-.054's for a couple of years...although that's only been about 3 string changes since I hardly use my 7 string. Possibly in future I'll put a standard set of .009's on and replace the low B with a .060
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post #7 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 10:42 AM
 
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I use a six string set D'addario .011 - .049 and a single d'addario .70 for Drop A tuning.

The increase in thickness from low E to low A didn't take as much getting used to as one might think, to me this is the perfect set for my tuning since string tension is a uniform 9-10 kg.

I think even string tension on all strings is way more important than evenly increasing string thickness.

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D'addario guage 9
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post #9 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-17-2007, 06:50 PM
 
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Elixir 10s with a .68 Elixir low B.
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Kick ass, another "What strings do you use?" thread, but I'll bite, it helps the post count. D'addario or DR 11s
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D'Addario 9's.
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post #12 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-18-2007, 12:22 AM
 
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D'Addario 9s hands down. They're great strings.
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post #13 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-18-2007, 06:13 PM
 
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SIT 10-58 7 string set.
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Daddario 9 - 42 on all my 6 Strings.

10-52 + a 62 for the low B on my 7
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post #15 of 23 (permalink) Old 01-19-2007, 12:39 AM
 
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I don't even play 7 strings, but I'll answer.

Lately, 9-42 on electric.

13-56 on acoustic.

I'm about to try a 12-52 set on my electric. I'd like to switch to some thicker strings, since I like the sound more, and I don't shred as much as I used to.

All strings I use are D'addario.

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