Hollowbody II strings

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  1. JR1971

    JR1971 New Member

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    Just got my PRS Hollowbody II with Piezo and it comes with stock .11 gauges.

    Could you please verify, are these the original strings?
    http://www.thomann.de/gb/prs_e_gitarrensaiten_011.htm

    Any experiences with other .11 strings from other manufactures on HBII?
    Thank you for recommendations.
    JR
     
  2. beas

    beas I Don't Re-Member

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    That looks right to me. I just didn't like the wound G string myself. Many prefer it for the piezo tone. I could not detect enough of a difference for my tastes and bending the wound string was a much greater challenge than I prefer. Using DR Pure Blues right now, but I am not sure that they are superior in any way..
     
  3. CVS

    CVS Not so new member

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    Mine came from the factory with 11's and a wound G string, which I quickly replaced. Being able to easily bend the G string a full step was more important to me than having a better acoustic sound that the wound G produces.
     
  4. JMintzer

    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    I use these. It's a set of D'Addario 10's w/a wound G string. Best of both worlds for me...

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  5. jeffgoobs

    jeffgoobs New Member

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    No wound third for me. I use the PRS DGT strings (.011 - .049, unwound third.)
     
  6. CVS

    CVS Not so new member

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    That's what I am currently using as well. can't bring myself to move down to 10's because I fear what may happy to the piezo acoustic tone. All of my non piezo guitars have 10's on them (except for one with 09's), so no issues with 10's on the electric side of things
    Jamie - I assume you like the acoustic tone that you are getting with 10's??
     
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    JMintzer Bobble Head Moderator
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    Yes I do. I don't hear any loss of tone. And I prefer playing 10's. I have delicate hands... ;)
     
  8. JR1971

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    Thank you for your feedback!
     

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