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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-08-2006, 04:08 PM Thread Starter
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String Gauges on my 1527

right now i have 10-52-68 in half step down on my 7 string and i was thinking about going back to standard to play some vai stuff ... and i put 10-46 last weekend on my cheapo 6 string and like it... so i was wondering what the advantages and disadvantages to low and high gauges were for you guys... i wanna know if i should change it or not...

and if i go back to smaller strings... will i lose the inger strenght i gained playing huge ones?

thx in advance
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-08-2006, 04:24 PM
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Re: String Gauges on my 1527

i'm sure you'll lose something, those strings were HUGE

as far as i know vai used 9-42 with a 53

I prefer a 54-56 for the b personally

try it and find out, pack of strings is only like $4. Probably take 10-20 minutes to restring it and probably loosen the trussrod
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