#1
Hi, i'm mostly playing accoustic but have been having a little go on my electric recently. It's a cheap fender squier strat but can anyone tell me a good routine to go through to get the best sound from it i can and no i don't mean throw it in the bin. I wanted to know things like height of strings, Pick up angles and distance from strings, good gauge of string considering i'm use to accoustic etc. Any help will be appreciated.

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#2
Hey Shoeless. Well, what i would do is, i would have the pick-ups adjusted to where the top of them are half-way between the strings and the body, and the strings and string gauge i would use, since you play acoustic a lot more, would be either Ernie Ball Power Slinky Gauges 11-14-18-28-38-48, Ernie Ball Skinny Top/Heavy Bottom Gauges 10-13-17-30-42-52, or some D'Addario strings the same gauge. Another thing is i would adjust the EQ settings, for a Strat i would have the bass at around half or lower, the treble at half or lower, and the mids at a little bit more than half. Remember though, at least half of your tone is going to come from the way you play.
#3
Why would you use 11-48 or 10-52 on a strat? Strats are made for 9-42s.
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#4
Yeah, I'd stick with 9's for a strat
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#5
Quote by random_B-RAD
Why would you use 11-48 or 10-52 on a strat? Strats are made for 9-42s.


Oh my bad lol, what's wrong with using 11-48 on a strat? I just figured it would feel more comfortable for him to play with those because he is use to an acoustic.