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I recently acquired a 12 string guitar. What kind of strings should I get so the octave higher strings won't break? My electronic tuner is made for a 6 string guitar. Is there a special guitar tuner for a 12 string guitar?

closed as off-topic by David Bowling, Tim, Tetsujin, user19146, pro Aug 15 '18 at 14:25

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  • The higher octave strings are thinner, to retain about the same tension as the original six. Recommendations are out of the scope of this site. – Tim Aug 15 '18 at 6:02

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