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No. It's not practical to manufacture plain nylon strings that are so thick that they could be tuned to the pitches of the three lower strings. Such strings would have to be so thick that they couldn't fit through the bridge holes, would not sit properly over the saddle, couldn't fit over the nut, and couldn't fit into the posts of the tuners. Furthermore ...


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I'd recommend an intonation adjustment, action for comfort and checking the neck bow after a couple of weeks. The changes might be subtle at first compared to the change of feel due to the gauge upgrade, but you still want to make sure you have a reality check.


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The short answer--leave it alone, restring it when you can, and if you happen to notice any issues then give the guitar a day or two before making adjustments so that the replaced string can reverse the effect. The reason that it's not a problem is that the tension which was held by the broken string has been transferred to the remaining strings. The ...


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It is unlikely to make a bit of difference. Note there some, notably Keith Richards, who consistently play with one string removed. (OK so it's not the same string.) Don't worry. The biggest worry would be if you have a movable bridge, with greatly reduced tension on most of the strings, the bridge of such a guitar could move. Secondly if you try to twist ...


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I play rhythm 90-95% of the time. The fatter, chunkier the better. Chords and walking lines. Few years ago switched to 12-52s cuz they felt more like my acoustic, which always sports 12s or 13s. Fingers got so toughened up, I can't even feel 9s or 10s under my fingers any more. Have no desire to be another Eddie or Yngvie. I'm about the groove. Let the ...



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