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Which has more tension on the neck???


onewilyfool

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Well....in standard tuning E to E:

 

From D'Addario site:

 

12's......174 lbs

13's.......183.5 lbs.

 

According to the string tension calculator at mcdonaldstrings.com:

 

171.0799999999999 lbs. for 13's tuned from D# to D#

 

176.19 lbs. for 13's tuned from E to E

 

http://www.mcdonaldstrings.com/stringxxiii.html

 

I guess best guess is that they are close???

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