#1
What exactly is the difference? I just bought an electric, and while changing the strings (only set I had) the A string snapped. I know if I use the A from an acoustic set it'll be too thick, but could I use one of the lighter guage acoustic strings, or would this generally not be a good idea?

The best answer, of course, is to just buy new strings...which I plan to do. Just curious if this switch would work in a pinch. I'm using .12's on my acoustic, and .10's on the electric.
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#2
Not sure but im guessing if you use an acoustic string on and electric the bridge may be harmed due to the heaviness of the strings.

But that is just a guess
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#3
i don't think you'd find the correct size in that acoustic set, and it would no longer be a set, right?
and wound acoustic strings are bronze and electric are nickel i think, so i'm not sure if it would work normally with your pickups.
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#4
Yeh acoustic strings are bronze and electric nickel. Acoustic strings are also sort of rougher if you know what i mean.
#5
just curious, would a high e acoustic string work on a electric?
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#6
i could be wrong, but i think it would work, maybe use a lighter string, but even though there wound with different metals, there still steel in the center, and isnt that what the pickups pick anyways?
#7
It would be fine. On my acoustic the bottom 3 are acoustic 12s, the top 3 are electric 10s. It works fine AND lets me bend.