Medium Gauge Strings

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djcarolino
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Medium Gauge Strings

Post: # 1629Post djcarolino
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:06 pm

I know the Collings recommends only light gauge strings for smaller bodied guitars, but would it be harmful to use medium gauge (13-56) strings on my 01 or C10 when tuned a half step down to Eb standard or a full step down to D standard tuning. Thanks in advance!
Last edited by djcarolino on Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:58 am, edited 1 time in total.

Derek
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Re: Medium Gauge Strings

Post: # 1631Post Derek
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:01 am

C10 with belly bridge you can safely use mediums on a couple of strings (say on the unwound strings). I would not use a full set of mediums.

C10 with a straght bridge probably you should stick to a full set of lights.

You can always give a call to Collings customer support at (512) 288-7776.

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