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Username: bumhucker

Post Number: 81
Registered: 3-2006
Posted on Wednesday, November 08, 2006 - 1:45 pm:   Edit Post

i strung up my new short scale excel with fender 40-60-80-100 superbass strings and i love the sound! is this going to be ok for the neck? i have heard about necks getting weird from light strings -although they have been SUPER light strings....
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Username: gare

Post Number: 396
Registered: 11-2003
Posted on Wednesday, November 08, 2006 - 3:21 pm:   Edit Post should be ok with them.
I had to make some adjustments to my 32" Excel when I got it..I live in northern Illinois..and it was the wet season when it arrived..I'm using 100-80-65-45 on mine. You may have to make adjustments for the different tension from one mfgr to another.

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