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Old 05-31-2019, 10:57 PM
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Default what gauge strings on Emerald X7?

I looked on their website but could not locate the string gauge on the X7. Anybody know?
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Old 05-31-2019, 11:44 PM
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I looked on their website but could not locate the string gauge on the X7. Anybody know?
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Iím pretty sure it came with 12-something. I mostly stick to 12-54 (or 12-51 when I play Newtones), but Iíve played 11ís on mine and even had a leftover set of 10ís on it for a few days once. Itís a short enough scale it should be fine with 13ís if thatís what you like.
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Old 06-01-2019, 05:28 AM
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I'm thought they shipped with mediums but I really can't remember now as it's been several months since I got mine. I'm pretty sure they were D'Addario EXP16's which are lights so that's probably more likely. I know I've been using John Pearse 'New Mediums' which is a bit of a hybrid, .013-.055". Those work great.
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Old 06-01-2019, 06:31 PM
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Mine was shipped with mediums.
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Old 06-02-2019, 12:03 PM
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As a general rule, short scale guitars will do better with medium gauge strings 56-13) to keep the tension up. My wife prefers light gauge on her X7 and it doesn't seem to suffer tonally.
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Old 06-02-2019, 08:54 PM
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I use mediums on mine.
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Old 06-03-2019, 11:31 PM
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thanks everyone for the input. i will go with 56-13.
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