#1
hey guys. i'm currently playing an epiphone sg-400 (everything is stock on this guitar) and i need to get into a drop A tuning. what would be the right gauge string for me to use?
#2
What gauge do you use in standard? Something like .13's would probably be appropriate, but you're most likely going to need a pretty major setup.
#4
You can try to work yourself up (or down). Try to tune it with different gauges to see what fits you. If it's to sloppy move up a gauge and if it's to firm, step down.

But yeah as hrdcorelaxplaya said, .13 should be enough, tho it depends on what fits you.
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#6
no because the tension of 13's in drop A is more or less the same as 10's in standard i think
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#7
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alright cool. do you think that a set of 13's would warp the neck of this guitar?

Probably not, provided in Drop A it's at the same tension as a lighter gauge in standard. Your intonation is bound to get a little screwy, though, and you might need to file down your nut some more.
#8
ok. good to know guys. thanks for the input. if anyone else has some advice, don't hesitate to add it. i will be going with the 13's probably.
#9
try 8's,lol.jk 13's should be perfect
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