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Which gauge guitar strings should I buy? – Question of the Day

Guitar strings come in different widths or “gauges”, from “light” (thin) to “heavy” (thick). Heavier gauge strings can boost volume and sustain (the amount of time the string rings) but can be painful to play as they are strung tighter and make bending harder work. Light gauge strings are easier to fret (i.e. to play bar chords) and to bend but are more easily broken and are sometimes considered to have a slightly thinner sound.

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Dawsons Music is delighted to announce that the Red Dog Music brand is now part of the Dawsons family. This is an exciting opportunity to bring both communities together and create a stronger, wider network of people passionate about music gear. We both share a common heritage to support musicians throughout the UK and Dawsons want to support Red Dog Music customers in their continued musical journey.

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