I like phosphor on just about any other acoustic. They are usually differentiated in shorthand as “light,” “medium” or “heavy”; or by the numerical gauge of the high E string. I have flatwound D'Addario 12s on my ASAT (<---) now and a set of T-I Swing 13s for when those wear out. My personal favorite on my tele are Ernie Ball: 11 15 18p 32 46 58 but on my other tele, I use regular slinkies. Currently using nickel wound D'addario 10-46, I think the pure nickel versions last quite a bit longer. The Vintera 50s telecaster harkens back to “Fender’s golden era”, and incorporates period-correct appointments that include a fat U shaped neck, vintage style string-thru bridge, and a set of Tim Shaw designed 50s-style single-coils. Flatwound, which are favored by many jazz players, tend to have a smoother playing feel and darker tone. I recently got a strat and I'm assuming fender ships with 9's. Posted by 1 year ago. 3 2 23. comments. I've changed the strings twice and was surprised at how different they feel from when I used them on my Strat. A place on reddit for Telecaster lovers. Also, what can I do to make a set of strings last longer? 1) D’Addario Prelude Violin String Set, 4/4 Scale, Medium Tension. lots of twang and piano-like ringing on the E string. Two years of waiting (also some savings), and I finally can start to learn guitar. You should find this guitar to be a bit more lively and bright than your D-18 even if it had a mahogany back and sides. They also work great for any guitars that have magnetic pickups inside of the body. 13s on a Tele! Roundwound is the most popular way of string winding, as they are available in the widest selection of gauges and materials. I like the slightly warmer vibe from them, plus the slickness of the coating makes playing a little easier on me. The following setup procedures and specifications are for your Telecaster as equipped with the strings that come on the instrument as standard equipment from the factory. I mean, I think it just really depends on type of music your playing, tuning, how you play, etc. Usually I use either the Fender Factory strings which I believe are PhosphorBronze 9mm. String gauge has a big influence on playability and sound. The Fender Telecaster was the very first mass-produced solid body electric guitar and has a widespread appeal that is only rivaled by a few other guitars. Willy Mexican Lottery 10’s. A Strat plays best when it is set up to match its string gauge. I'm an old guy that gets a bit sore playing stiffer strings as I bend whole steps and a half or more. A Strat plays best when it is set up to match its string gauge. Press J to jump to the feed. On TDPRI they think I need to see a doctor! It’s Billy Gibbons’ from ZZ Top’s line through Dunlop. I use 11-48 round core pure nickel wound. Nylgut has become famous for making cheap ukuleles come alive with volume and presence. Both neck and bridge must be a single coil, that is the sound, even though you sometimes get background noise. I've used 10's forever on PRS and Lp's. I usually use either Ernie Ball Light Top Heavy Bottom or DR Dimebags. Ernie Ball Electric Guitar Strings (2021) Interestingly, the next product on our list is another set of … D’Addario makes quality guitar strings for all genres, but the EXP 16 is one of their best known for acoustic guitars. They work great and they sound great too. I have found that I really like the Rev. 15.5k. Rich's recommended guitar strings for Squier Stratocasters. For this guitar VST plugin, you can opt for a free version or a paid version, depending on what features you need. D’Addario (EXP PBB190GS) GS Mini Acoustic Bass Custom Light (.037-.090) Nylon-String Models. I use the.009-.042 120's. 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