Originally Posted by h8mtv
I used the original 4 of 5 bass strings and just the bottom 4 of a set of 10-48 GHS's. Tension seems fine, plays nice so far but I am still tuning her in so to speak.
Thanks, I've used bottom strings from a D'Addario EXL 140 set (17, 32, 42, 52) for long scale 8ers. Did you have any problem with the ends of the guitar strings pulling through the 471 tailpiece holes?