#1
I'm planing on putting in a sweet pick-up into my starter guitar(Yamaha erg 121c), along with some thicker strings and using it to play in C-standard. It's not built for that, so I'm just wondering if that's gonna warp the neck or something like that?
#2
what gauge are the strings? it should be able to stand anything up to 11 gauge strings without any neck warping issues. just remember to readjust your action and intonation
#3
it shouldn't, as long as the strings aren't to thick try 11-56 or so
Gear:
Ernie Ball MusicMan JP7
Schecter Hellraiser 006
Mesa Boogie Road King s.2
Mesa Boogie 4x12 Recto cab

Ibanez Keeley TS-9
TC Electronics G-Force
Amp Gizmo
Voodoo Labs GCX
Voodoo Labs Ground Control Pro
#4
thx for the help guys btw i was thinking of putting on some Ernie Ball "Heavy bottom" string 10-52
#5
It'll be fine, you'll just need to set up the guitar properly for it. This may include a tiny tweak to the truss rod and will definitely involve re-intonating the guitar (you just need a tuner and a screwdriver - should take about twenty minutes to get it exactly in tune). If your guitar has a vibrato bridge (Strat style trem, Floyd Rose style double locking, whatever) then that will need adjusting as the increased string tension will be throwing the bridge out; you'll need to tighten the springs a bit in the back of the guitar to even out the tension. You may find you'll have to raise your action a little bit too.
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#6
You should be able to put any commercially available strings on. If you're making a big change it would be good to have the guitar set up.
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