#1
Im interested in this one. I understand, thicker lower tension strings are good for metal playing and shredding.

But what about acoustic play. My fender CD60CE has really tight strings on it, making it difficult to even do a half bend on the lower strings. Are tight strings good for chords, or should i ditch them and get some lighter strings.
#3
It's all about preference, my friend. I like lighter gauge strings for chordal work and more shred based (perfection) soloing. I do like digging into some 11's for blues though, feels like you can really dig into the guitar.

As for acoustic, 11s or 12s usually do the trick. They give a nice pop but aren't too tense in standard.

Usual 9s on an electric is fine for me though on almost everything.
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