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Old 06-06-2012, 04:31 PM   #1
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What gauge strings to purcahse?

I just bought an Agile 7 string with a 28.625" scale. I'm trying to figure out what gauge strings I should get for it. I'm having trouble finding anything helpful because of how long the scale is. I plan to keep it in drop G#.
Any suggestions?
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Old 06-07-2012, 10:01 AM   #2
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Yup. Go there:

String Tension Super Thread (Got a string question? Post it here!)

You'll find a useful link in the first post, enter your scale, tuning and do some test to see if a tension would be nice given a certain type of string.

If you need further assistance, post in that thread in the future, as it prevent having too much of those thread.


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Old 06-07-2012, 03:55 PM   #3
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on that scale length, you want to go light on the gauges. .56 for the low G# wil be awesome, .52 if you like lighter "djentier" tension and sound. and of course, .54 would be literally in the middle. Then i'd get a .42-.09 for the rest of the strings, no higher than .48-.10

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Old 06-08-2012, 01:53 PM   #4
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Solve your string tension problems forever in 30 minutes!
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