#1
This has been making me extreamly nervous and worried for the last while. my heavy gauge strings keep needing tightening and keep rising off the fret board...its almost 1/2 inch now...im worried about the bridge or neck busting ....im flippin out here...any ideas or fixes other than get lighter strings
#3
Quote by Dardarian
which gauge exactly are you using?


Shit I dunno exactly since i threw the package away...i just know they r the thickest i can buy here in the city
#4
Oh dear. They'll be like 14s or something. You'll need to adjust your truss rod at the very least. The body might not even be able to take the tension if theyre really heavy.
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#5
yah, i was thinking that...i make just go back to the medium gauge i used before...i just like the mellow tones of the heavier ones
#7
tune lower, that'll release some tension. like 1/2 step down or a whole step down. that way you get fat sound with tension of thinner strings.