#1
I'm looking into getting a Squier Tele. The specs say they come with .09-.42 strings. I would like to replace them with some D'Addario Regular Lights which are .10-.46. Will this cause any problems? Am I better off just using strings of the same diameter that are factory installed?

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#2
you can change the gauge. it's not a problem.
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#3
no worries

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OMGZZZZZ DONT DO IT, DATS 2 THICK A GAUGE AND UR NECK WILL SHATTER WHEN U PUT THEM ON!!!!!!1111

naa you'll be fine
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#5
yeh thats fine but dnt go crazy with really heavy strings cos it could affect the intonation.
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#6
Heavier strings can affect the relief and how low the strings fit in the slots of the nuts. Going from a 9 to a 10 is minor and probably not going to affect much. I moved from 9's to 10's on a couple of guitars with no issues. I moved from 9's to 12's on one guitar, but lowered the tuning by a 1/2 step. I could have filed the nut slot on the low E a bit but don't have a proper file. So I let it slide.