#1
So, hi!
I started playing in Drop Db a lot (its like drop d, just all strings are half step lower) with a set of 11-48 strings. But somewhere i read that 10-52 are better strings gauge for that kinda tunning, because bottom strings are heavier. Well i dont know if i really need heavier than 48 bottom strings, and i dont really want to experiment with different gauge strings as im saving money for a pedal.
So, im asking you, guys, what string gauge you would suggest to use with Drop Db tunning? I dont want my guitar to sound too heavy, but dont want strings to be too floppy. So are 11-48 ok for that tunning or should i buy a 10-52 set?
Thanks.
#4
If you like what you have stick with it. I use the same tuning, and I use light strings because I like how they bend.
#5
Do you like the way your guitar feels now? Just because you read that those string gauges are best...doesn't mean you should change. If it's not broke, don't fix it
#6
why the hell do people say "a half step down from Drop D"

just say Drop C#

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But yea .48 should be fine, thats what I used to use
#8
Quote by mmkat
just try it. if it holds your tuning well enough and you like how the strings feel, stick with it. just be sure to check the intonation

+1, best answer here
#9
Quote by B.Renegades
why the hell do people say "a half step down from Drop D"

just say Drop C#



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#10
Quote by mr_snuggle
I use 10-52 and they're amazing for C#.
But that's just me.

Can i ask what kind of music do you play?
#11
Whatever is most comfortable for you is what matters i use 10-52 for everything from standard to drop c and they feel good, but on the other hand i can not longer comfortable play a normal 10 guage set without second guessing myself. Basicaly just play whats comfortable.