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Ashoke kumar Das


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Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 5:36 am    
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what is the gauge for E tuning?
lo to hi E B E G# B E and
lo to hi E B E G# C# E
Thanks.Ashoke
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Brad Bechtel


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Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 6:35 am    
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I would recommend a standard set of medium gauge electric guitar strings (.013 to .056).
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Bill McCloskey


Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 6:37 am    
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this is always my goto source https://www.hawaiiansteel.com/learning/gauges.php
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Ashoke kumar Das


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Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 6:50 am     guage
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well, if I go .014 for 1st string on E, in that case I have to change the whole set?
my scalelength is 23inch.
Ashoke
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Mike Neer


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Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 7:21 am     Re: guage
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Ashoke kumar Das wrote:
well, if I go .014 for 1st string on E, in that case I have to change the whole set?
my scalelength is 23inch.
Ashoke


There are not many sets that have a .014 for electric guitar. There are two that I can think of and they are both made by Thomastik and are about $30 per set.

This is a good choice: https://www.juststrings.com/ghs-lap-e.html?cmp=nextopia&kw=ghs-lap-e
You can purchase single .014 strings separately (which would be a good idea to buy several since they get grooves on them fairly easily and should be replaced even more frequently.
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Ashoke kumar Das


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Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 8:46 am     guage
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OK.What will guage for other strings?[/i]
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Mike Neer


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Post  Posted 11 Feb 2019 9:04 am    
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They are listed here:
https://www.juststrings.com/ghs-lap-e.html?cmp=nextopia&kw=ghs-lap-e

These are good strings.
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