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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-16-2007, 04:44 PM Thread Starter
 
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Changing String gauge from .10 to .11

Hey guys, ill be tuning my rg1550 down 2 steps to C,. Right now my guitar is in standard tuning using .10 gauge strings. I hear you have to make some adjustments before you can put .11 gauge strings into the guitar. So how would i go about doing this??. Thanks guys
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Re: Changing String gauge from .10 to .11

I hope you mean .011, .11 would be insanely large lol
You'll need to adjust the spring to level the trem, as a minimum. But really you should completely re-set up the guitar: Your intonation will almost certainly need to be reset, truss rod tweaked, etc.
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Re: Changing String gauge from .10 to .11

I would put the strings on the guitar and then tune it up and go from there.
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I would put the strings on the guitar and then tune it up and go from there.
I was making the assumption that putting the string on and tuning it up would be the first stage, but yes, well worth pointing out!
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Re: Changing String gauge from .10 to .11

hi yes sorry .011 , so you guys say i should just put .011's on and see how it goes without any adjustments??.
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Re: Changing String gauge from .10 to .11

I think they mean to put the strings on, tune her up, and see what adjustments are necessary to get things right!
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ahh ok. Thanks!
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I was making the assumption that putting the string on and tuning it up would be the first stage, but yes, well worth pointing out!
Your reply wasn't posted by the time I started typing, but you did point out all of the other things I would suggest as well.
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