#1
I have a Les Paul with a 24-3/4" scale which I'll be tuning to C with.

Is 11 a good gauge with these settings?
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#3
yup. i personally use 11's in standard/drop d, but they work well in drop c as well. little loose for my tastes but i'm picky.
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#4
same with me.


Quote by mikeyElite
yup. i personally use 11's in standard/drop d, but they work well in drop c as well. little loose for my tastes but i'm picky.
#6
EB skinny top heavy bottoms work great for me
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#7
i think 11s are fine.

i got a mix going on,
DR 50 38 28 / Ernie ball hybrid 16 11 9
#8
ok thanks
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#9
Quote by boxcarmonument
EB skinny top heavy bottoms work great for me



I used to string my Razorback with these for Drop C/B. They hold up great to the Floyd and still retain the light upper set for better solo work
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#10
I use .011-.048 on a guitar with a 24.75" scale length for standard tuning and they don't feel overly tight to me so I'd say you may want to go up a gauge. Then again, I may just be used to thicker strings.

You'd probably be best trying it to see how it feels with a pack of 12's on standby in case the 11's feel too loose. Either way, you'll only be out by a few dollars/pounds.
#11
11! I used .11s on my les paul in standard and they weren't overly tight at all. .11s on my strat don't even feel that tight in standard.

So dropping the strings a whole tone, I'd probably be using .12s or probably .13s.
#12
I actually like the feel of .009s in C. I have .011s on my Ibby but they're too taut feeling to me.