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How do you know what guage ernie ball strings are it just says regular slinky 2146?

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Usually the guage of the strings is defined by the first string. In other words, light strings are usually 11s. 12s are heavier and 13s are heavier still. The string set that you list is a 12 which is a medium grade. The medium grade is also called regular as opposed to lights (11s) or heavy (13).

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