#3
You really don't need that thick of strings for D. 9's will suffice, unless you want thicker strings. You could get 10's and have a good sound for D and C standard.
#5
if c standard is what i think it is then i suggest you get thicker strings for it.

my theory isnt that great but c standard is C F A# D# G C i think...

i tried tuning to that and with my 11's i was still kind of floppy
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#9
pnoy, how long is your neck? It's not just the strings that flop, it's the length of the neck and the tension created.
#12
I played in D with 9's. 11's are more than good enough
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#13
the thing is, i want to keep it like the tension of 10;s on E, but the tuning would be C (changed my mind)
#14
Isn't D Standard just standard tuning a whole step down? If so, then you don't need .11's, even .09's or .10's will suffice. If not though, then I have no clue.
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I really like earnie ball heavy top-Slinky bottom. There pretty much awesome for tuning down
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#20
I use .09s for everything. I like really light strings, and rely on gain for sustain (plus I'm playing a Les Paul).
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#23
I like having heavier low strings when i down tune because it makes everything harder when your e string is wobbling because its loose.
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#26
7 string owns all, but 10's will suffice.
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#27
it depends on what you want your strings to feel like.
On my 7-string i use 11s, for E standard (25.5 inch scale),
on my epi LP i use 12's for E standard (24 inch scale..something like that)
but im going down to 11's on the LP because they sound great and all, but they wear my hand out much too fast for some of the stuff i do. may be because of the action.

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