#2
Refers to the thickness of your guitar strings. 9s are typically installed on electrics, although you may also find 10s. Those 2 numbers refer to the thin, or high E. Acoustics typically have 11s or 12s installed.

Edit: 9 actually means .009".
#3
the size of the strings, each gauge covers a certain range and they are named for the high E string, so in a 0.010 gauge the high e is the 0.010
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#4
Like string gauges or gauges that go in your ear? B/c string gauge is the thickness of the string and gauges that go in you ear are like those little circle earrings.. I am assuming you mean string though. bahaha
E.g.
Regular slinkys (Ernie Ball) are
.010
.013
.017
.026
.036
.046
meaning that the high E is .010 inches around, and the low E is .046 inches around.
I may have my units incorrect(inches/meters) but that is the general concept
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#5
Quote by KG6_Steven
Refers to the thickness of your guitar strings. 9s are typically installed on electrics, although you may also find 10s. Those 2 numbers refer to the thin, or high E. Acoustics typically have 11s or 12s installed.

Edit: 9 actually means .009".


10s are pretty standard on electrics.

12s on acoustics.
#7
Personal opinion, depends on how acidic your fingers are, how much you sweat, what kind of music you play. for example I like ernie ball 9s, but that is just me and I don't wear them out too quickly... just try a bunch..
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