#1
Well, I use an ESP EC-1000.
I recently bought some new strings, but the sales guy gave me the wrong gauges.

.11 instead of .10
So quick question

If I go up to 11s without any truss rod adj, how bad could it be on my guitar or would it be fine?
#2
should be ok,hard to no each guitar is different
My Gig Rig...

Fender Straocaster or Gibson Les Paul Slash Special -->Lovepedal Amp 50 --> Boss DD-3 --> Crybaby(soon to be Wh10 reissue) --> Big Muff PI --> Boss DS-2 --> Marshall JCM 900
#3
It wont damage your guitar.
Your neck will bow a slight bit more, which will raise the action slightly.
#5
Well I normally play in Drop D, but if I put the .11s on I figured I'd go to Drop C, cause they'll have more tension and won't be as loose.
#7
Quote by Dopemgs
Since you're gonna be in Drop C 11's are perfect


But ther'll be no truss rod adj.
#9
Quote by Dopemgs
nope


So basically, the tuning and gasuge will balance itself out and be fine?
#10
Quote by Coheed777
So basically, the tuning and gasuge will balance itself out and be fine?


If your truss rod isn't adjusted for a lower tuning already, yes.
The lower tuning means looser strings, but the higher gauge will make a lower note with a tighter tension than a thinner string.

Regardless, I would like to point out that for the best playability, your guitar (ideally) should be set up after every restring.
Last edited by -Collapse- at Jul 6, 2009,
#11
+ 1 ! Or at the very least checked after a restringor gauge change. Changing gauges also will affect intonation.
Moving on.....