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Famous Artist’s Guitar String Gauges

Yiğitalp Dikmen

Free Bird Player
Nov 11, 2019
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Hey guys what’s upp ? My last string pack is broke and i want to prefer new string gauge (my old gauge : 9-42 and now i use 9-46) then i searched popular guitarists string gauge and here it is :
Famous Artist’s Guitar String Gauge’s :
Yngwie Malmsteen : 8-46 and 8-48
Jason Becker : Always 9-42
Jeff loomis : 7 string 9-46 with 62 and 6 string is a heavier 10-52 hybrid
Chris Broderick : 7 string 10-46 with 62
Synyster Gates : formerly 10-46 and now 10-52 hybrid
Marty Friedman : 10-46
Steve Vai : usually 9-42
Joe satriani : 9-42
Slash : 11-48
Alexi laiho : Drop D 10-56 and 11-50 usually
Eric Clapton : 10-46
Kiko Loureiro : 10-52 hybrid
Dave Mustaine: 10-52 hybrid
James Hetfield: 11-48
Kirk Hammet : formerly 11-48 and now 10-46
Randy Rhoads: 10-46 or 11-48
Zakk Wylde : Hybrid 10-60
Jimi Hendrix : 10-38
Eddie Van Halen : 9-40
Dimebag Darrell : 10-46
DJ Ashba : 10-48
Takayoshi Ohmura : 9-42
Jacky Vincent : 9-42 and 10-46
Gus g : 9-50
Andy James : 10-52
Michael Amott : 11-59
Nick johnston : formerly 10-46 and now 9-42
Nita strauss : 10-46
Jake pitts: 10-52 hybrid
Chuck Schuldiner : Probably 9-42 or 10-46
Steve stevens : 9-42 and custom 10-52
Matt Heafy : 10-52
Corey beaulieu : 9-50
Adrian Smith : 9-46
John 5 : 9-42 Signature
Kerry King : 10-46 with 52 or 56
Dave Murray : 9-42
Bucket head : 9-42
John Petrucci : 10-46
Angus Young : 9-42
Matt Bellamy : 10-46
Billie Joe Armstrong : usually 9-42 and 10-46
Joe Bonamasa : 11-52
George Lynch : 9-42 and 11-42 or 9-45 custom
Ace Frehley : 9-46
David Gilmour : 10-48
Buddy Guy : 10-46
B.B King : 8-38 and 10-46 signature
Jimmy Page : 8-38 and 9-42
İ hope it’s helpful to choose right string gauge to your guys playing style 🙂