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    A little help? (String gauge related)

    Right, I've got an Ibanez Xiphos (new and improved with the Edge Pro) and it's strung with a 9-42 set. Normally I like heavier strings, but these seem to fit this guitar and themusic I play on it.

    Anyway, I wanted to tune it to B (B, E, A, D, F#, B) for some Carcass/At The Gates skullduggery. What string gauge would you guys say would keep a similar sort of string tension to 9 gauge in E standard?

    Oh, and there are three springs in the back if that helps.

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    Hikky Z's String Assembler

    Use this site. Should help you figure out a set.


    This set might be a good place to start.
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    Ahh sweet. Cheers.

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