String gauge for Ibanez ARZ307 suggestions

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  1. SDSM

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    Hey guys

    Nearly time to restring my relatively new Ibanez ARZ307 (First time since owning it) and I was wondering what would be a suitable string gauge/brand. I usually just keep it in B standard, sometimes going to drop A.

    The reason I am asking is because I have heard that the hardware of the guitar such as the tuners are kind of 'cheap', and I dont wanna push it to its limits and mess something up haha

    Oh yeah, and everything is still stock on my guitar, including pick ups, Which I may change in the future. But for now I dont mind them. Just playing them though Pod Farm at the moment and they do the job.

    Thanks for your suggestions :hbang:
     
  2. jwade

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    I had one and it was super comfortable with a 11-49 set plus a 68 for the B/A
     
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    Awesome, thanks!
     
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    I use 10-62 for B standard and even down at A it handles fine
     
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    I use 10-46+60 on mine, B standard. Drop A would use a fatter 7th.
     
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    I'm currently modding mine (only stock parts left are body/neck)

    Going to use a .011 .015 .018 .26 .36 .50 .62 gauge for Standard A tuning to make up for the shorter scale.
     
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    Cool, what pick ups did you throw in?
     
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    Custom Seymour Duncan Sentient (neck)
    Custom Shop Seymour Duncan Black Winter (bridge)
     

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