#1
hi there,

can you tell me what make or gauge of strings are best for producing harmonics. of all kinds, pinched, natural, whammy, etc. i was thinking of 11 guage strings for this particular guitar so its different from my other, which is 9. i usually play with ernie ball, and this guitar will either be in 1/2 step drop, or standard, if thats a factor.

cheers all, Liam
#2
you'll probably find that pickups and amp settings affect harmonic volume more than strings.
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#3
New ones.
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#5
use Ghs boomers/tnt boomers. dr strings, dunlop strings. eb's only sound good for a week for most of the time use 10/52's for that tuneings. and lots of gain on your amp will help. and some high output pups ex.emg 81's, bill lorance l500xl's, dimarizo xn2.go lisen to my mp3 on my profile to here what a charvel with emg 85/sa/81 and ghs tnt boomers sound like!
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#6
The best harmonics come from :
*A decent amount of gain on your amp.
*A trebley bridge humbucker
*A bit of treble dialled in on your amp
*GOOD TECHNIQUE

Nothing will be able to replace having good technique.
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#7
good technique, but i find some 10's make it alot easier when playing in drop b/ c.
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#8
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New ones.

definitely.
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The best harmonics come from :
*A decent amount of gain on your amp.
*A trebley bridge humbucker
*A bit of treble dialled in on your amp
*GOOD TECHNIQUE

Nothing will be able to replace having good technique.

definitely.
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#11
its all in the technique, if you're having trouble its because you arent doing it right, you can pull a harmonic out of old dull strings if you have a good technique.