I find there's not much of a tension difference between tunings. I primarily use standard, Drop D, and Drop C, but I have a couple tuned to D standard and Drop C#.
I've never tried anything heavier, but I used to use 9-42......MORE »
Yeah.. top strings are not even overused in my hands.. The only reason I won't like to get a string above 50, is that I find the neck a bit weak.. But well, I'll just give it a try then. thanks for the hint. ......MORE »
I use 11-48 in a C# setting and I love it. For a drop C, I'd go with a 10-52 or even 10-56. It sounds more defined at the low strings for my taste.
One recommendation I would give you, though, is experimenting. You can buy......MORE »
Well.. I'm going to change srtings on my stratocaster, and I just can't decide which tuning should I tune up with a 11-48 string set.. I love drop tunings, and use mostly them, but a standard tuning could fit for me too. I......MORE »