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What gauge strings do you like on ES? 9's. Votes: 4 %.


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I've recently purchased a Gibson and was wondering what set of strings to put on it for the best jazz tone and if it is possible to put.


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Flat-wound vs round-wound strings.

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I used to have 11's on my and and found they were fine if you top wrapped the strings rather than through the stop piece. I'd have.


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I've recently purchased a Gibson and was wondering what set of strings to put on it for the best jazz tone and if it is possible to put.


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What do you all recommend for string gage on a ES? It doesn't seem like the LP and crowd chase the big strings like the Strat.


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The guitar sounded OK, but a little lifeless.{/INSERTKEYS}{/PARAGRAPH} Well tbh I just play how i feel it. Lately, for power tubes, I've been preferring I am just now- as I write this- listening to the third CD in the set for the first time. But not always Your music in this video seems to be driven by a strong rhythmic impulse. I just really like them on the Not sure I can quantify it. I noticed significant wear after only 6 mos. Nothing wrong with having favorites tho. I would say that if you want to play flat wounds and use the as a jazz box, then string 'em up. When I got my the previous owner had installed. I didn't search "flatwounds" for obvious reasons Cheers Dave. You can have rounds or flats in any type of guitar so its really a matter of taste. Maybe they'd work through a brighter amp. Unless you really hate finger squeak I don't see any other advantage of flat strings - you don't need them to have a jazz sound. At one point, I was using flats on the , and the sound was definitely too muddy for me. They almost seem half-round to me, back down the tone and its a great jazz sound IMO. Others love 'em. I would venture to Maybe we'll I don't get into George's singing and pop stuff so much. The FW typically produce less fret wear. I'm pulling them off soon. The guy I bought it from had strung it with flats, which were pretty dead. I have lots of videos of me playing it if you wanna check out how that sounds, the guitar is actually kind of similar in tone to a Join Date Jan Posts 4, I had flats in my for a lot of time and have been really happy going back to rounds.. Crank it up, a little OD and nice fusion or blues tones. While it is possible that you are imagining secondary rhythm in your mind which may facilitate what comes next, Interesting feedback. I have 11 TI BeBops, and really like the sound. Polyrhythm inherently involves more than one articulation happening at the same time. I currently have flatwound Chromes on my They sound and feel great, but they've caused significant fret wear on the nickel frets. I do use the XLs on my solid bodies very happily. I don't like finger squeak and I like the flatwound tone, so it's a no-brainer for me. The second tune on that CD is "Wendy," and quite frankly that is as good as small Now I could be one step closer to "All Thumbs"! I suppose it depends on what kind of jazz, but for jazz chords up the neck I personally need a wound G. Nothing wrong with any strings, but the OP is looking for a jazz tone. I've heard some folks say flats on a are a little dark. Join Date Dec Posts Originally Posted by hot ford coupe. Join Date May Posts 1. From my experience flats sound too dead and the only good thing is no finger squeak. Thank you for posting this! You present musical ideas briefly before moving on the next variation. String Choice for Gibson ES Thread Tools. I play a lot with overdrive too, to me that works great! {PARAGRAPH}{INSERTKEYS}All Thumbs That's got to be rich vein of irony. Originally Posted by msr I like them both, but the TIs are very smooth feeling and sounding. Lots of meat. But the chromes are as hard as stainless steel, much harder than a nickel plated string like the TI's. My Hofner Semi-hollow sounds great with them--it is a I put. Thgey sustain well for me also. I've had flatwounds on my Roland g solidbody for a year and a half now, I love it, don't see me changing back in the near future anyway.. Originally Posted by thenoviceguitarist. All of you have made interesting comments about jazzers, so I think I will stick to pop. Originally Posted by lpdeluxe. I was playing that guitar almost exclusively for hours a day. I know it is totally personal choice I am just interested in the experiences, thoughts, comments that might arise. My has always had flatwounds on it. My has D'Addario. But yes i dont like to extend too much on a motive and develope it too much. The Jazz Guitar Chord Dictionary. Ruby aren't "blanket" bad. Just make sure your neck is adjusted correctly and your action is comfortable. Thanks for any advice! Aren't they good? There is some great tips and words of wisdom in that PDF!! You don't need rounds to play rock as you don't need flats to play jazz. I prefer to jump into another motive soon. I just don't like the sound of a plain G in close voiced chords, no matter how good the guitar is set up. Of course all the Beatles improved exponentially over the course of their time together. I tried to do a search on this topic but had virtually no luck. Also, for a thicker tone, I like a heavier string I'm not of the "put suspension bridge cable" on your guitar school, but for jazz, I want at least. Join Date Oct Posts Originally Posted by Greco. Join Date Dec Posts 6, Adam Rogers uses a He uses a custom guaged set of daddario strings. Search Titles Only. I love flats, I use 'em on everything. Sounds very strange to me as well. You did well. There is no one right answer but one thought is the These are excellent guitars. Depends on your taste. I have no real data to support that, other than probable buyers' delusion. I use flatwounds on all my electrics, including my Hofner Verythin, which is a semi hollow a bit like a I have no need to play rock music so I don't miss roundwounds a bit.