String Gauges

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by DaRK_CaRNiVaL, Dec 29, 2005.

  1. DaRK_CaRNiVaL


    Sep 13, 2005
    I was wondering if anyone knows if the string gauge on a Squier Affinity P-bass is lighter than that of a Squier Standard P or even Fender P-Bass.

    I am asking because I went to a music shop today to check out their basses and when I played their squier standards and fender P-basses their strings had much higher tension than mine and I have the stock ones that came with my affinity P-bass.

    Mine are all clicky and clanky and buzz insanely, but on all of the ones I tried they were nice and tense with almost no buzz whatsoever, especially in the 9-20 fret range (unlike mine they sound almost hollow).
  2. DaRK_CaRNiVaL


    Sep 13, 2005
    I thought I might add to the previous question and ask if anyone knows what string gauge a squier P-Bass has in general?

    is it .40 to .100?
  3. DavePlaysBass


    Mar 31, 2004
    Grab some calipers and measure.