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Heavy String-gauges on Tru-Arc Bridge


Hi guys,

Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere, but I've had a look and can't get a clear answer.

I'm looking to try out Joey Landreth's/Ariel Posen's Open C tuning set-up; this CGCEGC with 17/19-64 gauge strings. I'm thinking of doing this on my Gretsch 6119 on which I've got a Tru-Arc (non-serpentine) and was wondering whether this could accommodate such a heavy set of strings. I've currently got a 13-54 set on in Open D tuning which works fine, but has anyone had any experience with heavier strings than this on a Tru-Arc?

Thanks for your help.


I don't see any reason it wouldn't work. Gretsch users have been using heavy gauge strings for years.


No problem. Heavy up.

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