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String gauge for g standard tuning

String gauge for g standard tuning

In standard tuning — E, B, G, D, A, E — on an electric guitar that has a normal scale length (24.5″–25.5″), these gauges offer a balance between playability and tone. The next most-popular gauge is a . 009–. 042 set, which offers a little easier playability due to the decreased tension.

  1. What strings do you use for drop G?
  2. What gauge is the G guitar string?
  3. What size string is the G string?
  4. Which string gauge should I use?

What strings do you use for drop G?

For reference, I like 9.5-56 to 10-58/60 on a 27 inch scale 7 string tuned from Drop A down to Drop G, so I'd probably recommend 12-64 or 13-70 for you. People need to stop being wusses, a low 80 should do the trick for G. Lee Malia did it on a Les Paul.

What gauge is the G guitar string?

Guitar String Gauges

SizeEG
Super Light.009.016
Light.010.017
Medium.011.018
Heavy.012.020

What size string is the G string?

So that's a gauge 9 high E string, an 11 for the B string, gauge 16 G string and then gauges 24, 32 and 42 for the D, A and low E strings.

Which string gauge should I use?

Body Style: A general rule of thumb is to string smaller-bodied acoustics with lighter gauges, larger bodied instruments with heavier gauges. A big dreadnought or jumbo will generally sound better with medium-gauge strings that take fuller advantage of their relatively larger sound chambers.

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