#1
My Les Pauls tuned to C# with 11's which are a bit too floppy for my liking. Tkinking of of using 12's or 13's instead, but i'm not sure if 13's are too thick for that tuning.
I'd be getting DR tite fits so the low E would be 52 for 12's and 56 for 13's.

Which do you reckon i should use?
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#3
if you were going to use 12 i don't think you'd want to play in standard
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if you were going to use 12 i don't think you'd want to play in standard


He said he was going to be tuned to C# not standard
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if you were going to use 12 i don't think you'd want to play in standard


Yeah, it completey removes the ability to play in standard tuning, i guess i can pitchshift songs down to C# to play along with them if i need to.
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#6
I use .013's in E standard, as well as Bb standard.
How is it unable to be played in standard tuning?
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I use .013's in E standard, as well as Bb standard.
How is it unable to be played in standard tuning?

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#8
Quote by Baby Joel
I use .013's in E standard, as well as Bb standard.
How is it unable to be played in standard tuning?


i dont really want to put my guitars neck under that much strain, but fair enough, i stand corrected
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#9
I use .013's in C Standard. (^_^)
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Quote by Baby Joel
I use .013's in E standard, as well as Bb standard.
How is it unable to be played in standard tuning?


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#11
Well cheers for the replies, i'll get some 13's.
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#12
I used .13s on an Explorer for standard, same scale length.
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#13
No. Thats just good skills.

Back in the day there was only one gauge of string, roughly 13's. Everybody used them on strats and tele's for years and years with no problems.

Thats why the truss adjustment is in the heel of most older fender guitars. Nobody anticipated ever having to adjust them other than once. No gauge/tension differences.
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