View Full Version : Softer on the arm? 16 or 17 gauge?

02-26-2009, 08:06 AM
I've seen many different threads on the subject, but which do you think is softer on the arm? 16 or 17 or 17L gauge? I am using CyberBlue at the moment.

02-26-2009, 08:27 AM
Generally speaking, a thinner gauge of the same string is easier on the arm.

Il Mostro
02-26-2009, 05:17 PM
All other factors being equal, 17 gauge is softer than 16.