#1
My guitar was tuned to Half-step up (I don't have a capo) and I was tuning back to standard when my High E broke. Strings I used were Ernie Ball 3121 Regular 10 Gauge, And I have DR Tite-fit LH-9 they are 9 Gauge strings. Can I replace the high E string from DR's or do I have to replace every string? I prefer 10 gauge strings more.
#2
buy some 10s and replace all of them
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#4
unless you're too poor to splurge $5 for new strings... you can use that 9.
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#5
not going to be a problem, just replace it. But rule i follow is that when a string breaks it's about time to swap the entire set. I usually swap mine way before they snap in the first place.
#6
I'd recommend you to replace all of them, but if you don't want to then replacing just the High e will be fine.

The thing to keep in mind, is that your High e will sound better than the rest of your guitar and it'll also be more lubricated
#7
It depends on what you think. Having a whole set of new strings keeps them intonated better but if you don't have many sets of strings you might want to replace just the one.
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#9
If I read that correctly, you have 10's currently on your axe. You have a pack of 9's laying around. Your high E that's on your axe snapped. You want to put the high E from the 9 pack in there.

Go for it. The difference between a 9 and 10 isn't much. You'll probably feel a slight difference but it won't cause any major intonation/tuning issues. Lots of pro guitarists use custom string gauges so they don't have to take exactly what's in a pack.

As an example, I like playing on 10's but I find the .046 low E in most packs is a little too thin. I'd prefer a .048. Most people tell me to get the skinny top heavy bottoms but I hate the difference in feel.
#10
If you want to replace them all, go for it. If you'd rather just replace the one, there is nothing wrong with that either.
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#11
Dude I was fixing my friends Dean, and and all I had was a bunch of random stings in my extra string box (still in the paper sleeves).

The thing had 3 A strings, and 3 G strings.

Needles to say I found out it worked (which is what I was trying to do, it was a pickup problem), but I must add, when your G is at the tension of an E you cannot hammer on or pull off to save your life.
#12
Where did the string break at? Did it break at the bridge, nut, tuning post, etc? Instead of asking if replacing a broken string is fine (and it is) you should be asking as to why it broke.

Changing tunings like that is hard on the unwound strings because the core (and only) wire is exposed. But these strings were new as your said so there could be a small bur somewhere in the string path.
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#13
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Where did the string break at? Did it break at the bridge, nut, tuning post, etc? Instead of asking if replacing a broken string is fine (and it is) you should be asking as to why it broke.

Changing tunings like that is hard on the unwound strings because the core (and only) wire is exposed. But these strings were new as your said so there could be a small bur somewhere in the string path.

It broke from the tuning post.