: At the bridge saddle? Shouldn't be any
: slots-that's wear.
: If we're talking about the nut, you can
: usually get by between lights and mediums
: assuming everything else is cut properly.
: When I cut slots, I cut them .002-.003"
: oversize either by using the appropriate
: file or by rocking one slightly to widen the
: slot. If open notes are clear and it
: doesn't bind or "ping" when you
: tune, you should be ok. How deep the string
: sits in the slot is also pretty critical.
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: I have a question for those in the know. How
: does or can changing string gauge on a
: guitar affect the bridge? If I put medium
: gauge on a guitar which has only seen light
: gauge, do those strings widen the slots?
: Therefore, if I went back to light gauge,
: are those strings now sitting in a slot
: that's too wide? I've been wondering because
: of issues I have with two of my guitars.