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Old 01-20-2020, 02:50 PM
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I tried Retro .12s on mine and didn't like the result. Too heavy. I have D'Addario .11 Phosphor Bronze on now and the tone is lovely.

I'm going to try Retro custom lights next. I think they'll be great.
Well I changed over to the custom lights. Granted there's new string syndrome in play here, but WOW. The guitar was sweet before on the PBs but it's an absolute cannon strung with the retros, and retains that sweet tone and sustain.

I'm really excited by these - my experience of retro .12s on my D17 is that they don't have the sort of shimmer that some other options give but they play in really nicely and project very well.

On the 000 28 the custom lights are phenomenal straight away. Incredibly responsive. Looking forward to see how they play in.
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Old 01-20-2020, 06:37 PM
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I've used D'Addario Nickel Bronze on mine for the last couple of years and really like them. That's another suggestion.
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Old 01-20-2020, 09:30 PM
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I know it’s a very different guitar, but my 00-28 (Reimagined) has Elixir PB .12s on it and it sounds amazing. Ymmv
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