How many strings are on a typical guitar?

Answer A typical guitar has 6 strings of varying width. The variation in width is what causes their pitch to vary. Many variations exist, from jazz guitars to 12-string guitars, acoustic and electric..Sou... Read More »

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Can I string an acoustic guitar with electric guitar strings?

Guitar strings are not interchangeable. Strings come in three basic forms: classical, steel, and 12 string sets. Choosing the wrong type of strings can produce too much tension and damage your guit... Read More »

What guitar strings should I buy?

Go online and search those guitars on site, and view details about strings, for electric Nickel plated round wound, for acoustic Bronze round wound, the numbers may be unique to match bridge and nu... Read More »

Can you use guitar strings on a violin?

No, you cannot use guitar strings on a violin. Guitar strings are too thick for a violin. In addition, guitar strings are made of nylon or have a coating on them because they are meant to be strumm... Read More »

How many strings does a Spanish guitar have?

Spanish classical guitars, which are known for their distinct mellow sound, have six strings. The biggest differences between classical guitars and other acoustic guitars are a classical's nylon st... Read More »