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What type of strings will you put on my MacKenzie & Marr guitar?

Our six-string guitars are all strung with D'Addario EXP16 strings. They're a light gauge (12s) phosphor bronze coated string set.

The Algonquin 12 is strung with D'Addario EJ38 light gauge (10-47) phosphor bronze strings.

Most of our guitars can handle slightly heavier gauge strings but the nut may have to be re-filed to widen some of the slots. Changing string gauge can also have an effect on the neck relief which could necessitate a slight turn of the truss rod.

If you decide to add medium gauge strings to the Algonquin 12 we recommend tuning it down a tone and evaluate how the top of the guitar responds over a few weeks before tuning up to standard pitch.

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