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will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strings)

23 Dec 09 - 03:10 AM (#2794820)
Subject: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: GUEST,sirius

will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56


23 Dec 09 - 03:16 AM (#2794822)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Paul Burke

No, 46 is with noodles.


23 Dec 09 - 03:22 AM (#2794825)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: GUEST,sirius

i was gonna put 13,17,26 34,46,56 no but the 34 broke and all i have is a 42 & dont know if that one will work


23 Dec 09 - 03:24 AM (#2794826)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: scouse

Seems rather heavy to me???
As Aye,
Phil.


23 Dec 09 - 03:35 AM (#2794831)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Dave Hanson

It is heavy, so have it with plain boiled rice instead of chips.

Dave H


23 Dec 09 - 03:51 AM (#2794833)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Dave the Gnome

Highest number in the lottery is 49. So, no.

DeG


23 Dec 09 - 04:04 AM (#2794840)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Will Fly

Personally, I would prefer 12,16,24,32,42,53.


23 Dec 09 - 04:12 AM (#2794843)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: VirginiaTam

i am numerically challenged... so i can't play in this thread.

my favourite number is eleventeen.


23 Dec 09 - 04:12 AM (#2794844)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Will Fly

Think guitar string gauges, VT...


23 Dec 09 - 04:14 AM (#2794845)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: the lemonade lady

If it does can I have a share? I only want 250.000 :) thank you


23 Dec 09 - 05:54 AM (#2794881)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Phil Edwards

My son told me he was getting me an E string for Christmas, with the other five strings & the rest of the guitar to follow on an annual basis. Then he went shopping; when he came back, he said they were out of E strings, so he'd got me an A string. He then told me he'd get me the B string next year and the C string the year after that, which spoiled the effect slightly. Good gag, though.

There's a tuning for you - EFGABC. I bet Nick Drake didn't get round to that one.


23 Dec 09 - 05:55 AM (#2794882)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Hamish

In which case, Will, the answer has got to be: "It depends. What scale length, tuning(s), style(s), etc?" or "Possibly."

But thanks for explaining the question.


23 Dec 09 - 06:11 AM (#2794892)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Will Fly

Pip - be thankful it was guitar strings your son was getting you for Christmas (:-) - I've just changed the strings on a very nice violin. Price: £48. I could get a few sets of Elixirs for that!

A double bass playing friend of mine once mentioned that he'd paid £1,000 for a new set of strings...


23 Dec 09 - 06:33 AM (#2794900)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: WalkaboutsVerse

Have I bumped into bingo?


23 Dec 09 - 06:50 AM (#2794905)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: Eric the Viking

thread.cfm?threadid=74271

This thread is all about string weights and tensions.

IMHO I don't think a 42 is gonna work as well as a 34 and it might be overstretched. It is a 4th not a 3rd but wouldn't be out of place on a mando cello or something like that.


23 Dec 09 - 06:55 PM (#2795263)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56
From: GUEST,999

I'm with EtV on that. Make the 42 a 34 or 36.


23 Dec 09 - 07:16 PM (#2795281)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strings)
From: pdq

The standard D'Addario "medium" string set for an acoustic guitar is:

                   13, 17, 26, 35, 45, 56

Perhaps you should try what you have and replace the one or two strings (if you don't like them) when you get a chance?


23 Dec 09 - 07:23 PM (#2795283)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strings)
From: olddude

BINGO I GOT BINGO    WHAT DO I WIN


24 Dec 09 - 03:52 AM (#2795450)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strin
From: VirginiaTam

I know that Will. I was just messin about.

Peculiar this thread showed up on the day I ordered 2 sets of Newtone Heritage 12 - 51.


24 Dec 09 - 04:56 AM (#2795472)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strin
From: WalkaboutsVerse

Olddude - a full-on lap steel, such that you'll need not just nimble paws but knees and feet, to-boot!


24 Dec 09 - 06:37 AM (#2795517)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strings)
From: catspaw49

All sorts of combos "work" but the variables are amost endless. From the style, size, and construction of the guitar itself tothe type of music you play and your picking style and preferences, the list just goes on and on. Then of course there is the construction and type of materials used in the strings too...............and how much and how often do you play?

Some players assemble custom sets but most of us settle in on something after awhile for each guitar. I like GHS strings myself but use three entirely different sets on three guitars. Go experiment.

AND WAVYFWBR---"a full-on lap steel, such that you'll need not just nimble paws but knees and feet, to-boot!" You don't need knees and feet to play a Lap Steel.    What you are thinking of is known as a "Pedal Steel" like this classic, vintage, Fender Sho-Bud.


Spaw


24 Dec 09 - 06:43 AM (#2795521)
Subject: RE: will this work 13,17,26,42,46,56 (guitar strings)
From: Stower

Sirius, whether those gauges will work depends on the set=up of your guitar, what tuning(s) you have it in (standard?), your style of playing, scale length. If you become a member and send me a personal message with your email, I can send you a chart with recommended gauges for pitch and string length. Alternatively, if you post pitches and string length here I can reply with more accuracy.