#1
will i be able to use 11-48 strings in E tuning and still be able to bend without having to worry about them snapping? they are the titanium coated ernie ball slinky ones and in the past ive always used 10-46 so i wasnt sure on this one.
#2
Yep, thats what I use for my strat. Just adjust the truss rod a tad if you have to.
Gibson Les Paul Custom
Fender American Tele

F/S:
Orange Rockerverb 50
Orange PPC412