Changing String Gauges
If you decide to change your string gauges from the factory installed string gauges, please be sure to remember that the guitar may need to be set-up to accommodate this change. This may include checking the action, intonation, neck relief, pickup height, and nut slots of the instrument. We set-up the guitars at our factory with the following string gauges:
Most solidbody instruments are factory set-up with 10 - 46 gauge strings.
All SE* instruments are factory set-up with 9 - 42 gauge strings (except for the Mike Mushok Baritone, which is set-up with D?Addario XL157 - 14-68). *SE Bernie Marsden comes setup with 10-46 gauge strings.
The DGT is factory set up with 11 - 49 gauge strings with unwound 3rd.
The non-piezo Hollowbody models are factory set-up with 10 - 46 gauge strings. The piezo equipped Hollowbody models are factory set up with 11 - 49 gauge strings with a wound 3rd.