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lalimacefolle
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01/07/2002 10:15 pm
Originally posted by lukather/timmons
Hey Ben.

Strings arent really gonna make a BIG difference in your tone.. You might wanna look into new pickups or something :)

I use Ernie Ball slinky 9's tho, work best for me ;)


That's really not true!! Unless you own a really bad amp/guitar, or go through an effect rack as large as a fridge, strings are at the heart of your sound. Everyone tries to get SRV's sound, but they always forget he was playing 13s... Even your pick has an incidence on your sound.

Your sound will be as good as the worst link in your sound chain. If you have a vintage strat, a very fine fender amp, original pedals etc... and your strings are shot, well, you'll sound bad.