New RG550 20th String Guage? - Jemsite
All Other Guitars (including Prestige) Discussion about other Ibanez Guitars not covered in the above topics. Includes J-Custom, USA-Custom, Prestige subforum.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: LA
Posts: 19
New RG550 20th String Guage?

I just got the new RG550 20th. Does anyone know what guage strings come stock with it?
munkee is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 03:45 AM
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Posts: 711
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

9-42's i believe.
Jem#5150 is offline  
post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 03:57 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: LA
Posts: 19
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

Thanks!
munkee is offline  
post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 03:52 PM
Dee
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: 渋谷区、東京都
Posts: 8,514
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

Yep, 9-42. And Ibanez fit them with D'Addario strings, just for the record.
Dee is offline  
post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 10:54 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: LA
Posts: 19
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

I personally like Extra Lights(8-3. Is there any problem with using those on the RG550?
munkee is offline  
post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 10:58 PM
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 597
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

Quote:
Originally Posted by munkee View Post
I personally like Extra Lights(8-3. Is there any problem with using those on the RG550?
Probably not, although you'll have to re-intonate it. I'm guessing you play in standard?
Holy Katana is offline  
post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 11:04 PM
Dee
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: 渋谷区、東京都
Posts: 8,514
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

And he'll have to re-balance the bridge otherwise it'll be slanted back due to the lower tension.
Dee is offline  
post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 07-19-2007, 11:35 PM
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 597
Re: New RG550 20th String Guage?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dee View Post
And he'll have to re-balance the bridge otherwise it'll be slanted back due to the lower tension.
Oh, right. I don't have any guitars with trems, so I forget little things like that.
Holy Katana is offline  
Reply

Tags
addario strings , guage strings

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Jemsite forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address

IMPORTANT: You will be required to activate your account so please ensure that your email address is correct.

If you do not receive your activation check your spam folder before using the CONTACT US form (at the bottom right of each page).



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RG550 20th Post all your pics here! Passion_and_Warfare All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 347 11-28-2007 06:22 PM
FS: RG550 20th Black scarello Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear 1 06-04-2007 02:13 PM
RG550 20th MelodyMan All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 19 05-06-2007 07:28 AM
Wizard I and string guage worries.. Bocephus All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 5 08-13-2006 09:44 AM
Drop C tuning on my S540...string guage? S-man All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 9 06-12-2006 09:10 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome