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the oxford magazine
October 28, 2020

9s are what works for me. ToneRanger Most Honored Senior Member. Sometimes it’s subtle and sometimes it’s a lot. 9-42 on Fenders, 10-46 on Gibsons, 12-53 on my Gibson acoustic. I put 9s on my Tele recently. After toying with it, and while I'm by no means a good guitarist yet, my fingers just glided and I could play all the songs I struggled with, easily. Your mileage may vary. On my Trower which is tuned to D I use 11-48 On my Yngwie, I experiment. I’m not sure how going up a gauge will help tuning stability but maybe I just don’t know very much! 48. Clapton plays 10s and may as well count as a paradigm for classic strat tone. Hard to say. Joined: Jun 8, 2009 Location: Area 51. Be brave. The 9s sound a little bit different and I had to learn to play a bit softer to avoid excessive buzz. I had to raise the string height to avoid fret buzz (smaller string needs to be looser and vibrate more to make the same tone). In standard tuning, of my 4 PRS guitars, two now have 9s, one the factory 10s, but the 4th one I just restrung with PRS 9.5s and I believe that is what at least 3 of the 4 will use in the future. So, I'm a bit torn and confused. I'm not even going to mention how easier the bends were. The 9's on the Jaguar are a little floppy I must admit and 10's or even 11's may feel better but its easy to do bends on and has a real light touch Apr 10, 2020 #64. rocking rooster Tele-Holic. I switched to 9s because I was suffering from some kind of repetitive strain injury in my wrists. Preferable for getting a heavier, more Strat-like tension on a Gibson Scale instrument. Going from 9s to 10s was a lot harder to get used to and bigger effect on tone than going from 10s to 11s I found. Reactions: 1 person. Get yerself a set of these and riff into infinity!!! Page 3 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3. As far as the setup goes, I'd try without first. 4. For about 15 years I was strictly a 10s on my Les Paul and similar guitars, and 9's on my Strat (all E standard). Aug 9. Back to the original post - I like 9s on a strat but use 10s because I use it for slide. Fri, Jun 15, 2012 2:00pm. On a set of 10s, it’s a 13 that you typically see. Cheers, Do21or12Die FWIW I swap back and forth between 9s and 10s several times a year. Hi. Changed my strat from 09s to 10's and my strat was now much easier to play. Aug 8. You could go with 11's on your LP and 10's on your strat . I recently got an Affinity strat. I personally prefer 10s, but that's most likely because that's what I started with. Top Posters In This Topic. John Vasco I'm with the band. 10. I went from 9s to 10s on all my Strats now. 10.5 would probably be best for me, but D'addario does not offer and may never offer those Luthier Bulk Packs (in 10.5) which they offer in 9s, 10s and 11s. So, with the model and all that considered, should I use 9s or 10s? I figure the truss rod will need adjustment due to lower string tension. 5. If there isn't a fret buzz, and the intonation is good, then you're good. In what order should I tweek things after I put on the new set of strings? I promise I would buy a heck of a lot of boxes of those 10.5 sets. Question is, what should I expect to change from a setup standpoint? It's easier than trying to explain how 9s sound in your guitar. Uncle Jimmy, May 1, 2014 #2. YMMV. For all of my life i only had a strat on 09s. Quote; Link to post Share on other sites. Joined: Oct 13, 2011 Location: Somerset UK. I cant even play 9s anymore. Re: 9s vs 10s. Nov 25, 2009 #7 10s. I've been using 10s on Strats and LPs forever, but I'm thinking about just throwing some 9s on everything. Not only it was more comfortable, but my fingers didnt hurt after some hours of playing. Aug 10. 25. 5 years ago. 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