String Gauge Versus The Schaller Locking Tuners

String Gauge Versus The Schaller Locking Tuners

It’s NGD again, this time with the Turquoise/Full Rosewood Big Al HH. The strings were…not good, but that’s okay, I have a box full of strings.

I break out the Paradigms, 10-52, and start with the low E string. Out with the old! In with the new!

Wait, the 52 doesn’t want to go through the locking tuner post. Ah, it’s user error. I can do this. It’s just a string change. Work, work, work – nope. I resort to trying to push it through with needle-nose pliers. Nope. Good thing the hammer is in the garage.

This is fine. I have some Slinkys, various kinds, and one set has a 48 versus that 52 in the Paradigm package. The 48 goes in just fine.

Did you guys know this and not tell me?

“Don’t tell the bassist about the string post. Tell the others.”

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