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Hello everyone, I have an electric tenor guitar and an electric tenor ukulele, both solid body. In most aspects, they are very similar to electric guitars, but they have only four strings and the scale length is different (23" and 17" respectively). I tune them both in the so-called Chicago tuning, which is the same as the four top strings of a guitar in standard tuning (DGBE). Because the scale length is shorter than a standard size guitar, the string gauges have to be thicker to get the same tension as on a guitar (when the strings are tuned to the same notes). Especially on the te
Hello wondering if anybody knows where i can get long scale guitar strings. I'm building hybrid bass/guitar from a Fender VI where the low E and A are bass stings and the remaining 4 are standard tuned guitar strings. It's all strung but the high E from standard guitar set isnt long enough. So, i need a .09 or .10 that can fit on the high E of a fender VI, which is a 30" scale, so the string would need to be about 2 inches longer than the standard electric guitar length. I thought of using a baritone set but I can't find one with a lighter high E than .12. Th longer scale makes a .12 feel