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Rick Beato gets the string-gauge experiment started with a Les Paul Standard running through a Marshall JCM2000.

...There's a lot more to it than whether Billy Gibbons or SRV was "right."

Greetings, tone hounds! I'd like to discuss two terrific YouTube videos Rick Beato and Rhett Shull recently made regarding string gauges. In Rick's video, a group of players recorded themselves playing the same Les Paul and Marshall JCM2000 setup with the only variable being four different gauged sets: .011, .010, .009, and .008. Both videos reveal the differences in tone between different gauges, and I'd like to expand on this by adding a few observations I've discovered over the years.

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