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Best gauges for G#/A Standard?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Invisible_Kid, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Invisible_Kid


    Jun 1, 2010
    Hey TBer's, I'm going to fill in for a djent/deathcore band's bassist soon, and they play in G# (Standard). Also, I'm going to be starting a side project that will play songs that I've written for A standard tuning. Seeing as these tunings are a semitone apart, I don't want to waste money with two string sets, but I'm at a loss as to which gauges to buy; I looked at the Circle K .158 and .166 for the lowest string (I play a fiver) but the .166 looks too tight for A (~46 pounds) and the .158 looks too loose for G# (~35 pounds). What do you suggest, TB?

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