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Offline roig

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Electric guitar strings on an acoustic guitar
« on: February 23, 2013, 09:16:18 AM »
1. Will it cause any damage to the guitar, to the strings or to myself?

2. Are there any known guitar player who did this? Didn't Precious Bryant use to do it?

Offline Mr.OMuck

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Re: Electric guitar strings on an acoustic guitar
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2013, 10:33:59 AM »
A lot of players prefer "electric" or all Nickel strings. Once upon a time that was all there was. So no problems using them if you like the sound.
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Re: Electric guitar strings on an acoustic guitar
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