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Curious about the strings on your Taylor guitar?

Here’s a quick reference guide to help determine which string gauges are used on your guitar. While it's perfectly OK to experiment with different types/brands of strings (excluding the GS Mini Bass), to maintain factory performance and specifications, we recommend staying with the correct string gauges as follows.

***Updated January 2023***

Acoustic

Grand Auditorium, Grand Concert, GT, Academy Series, Big Baby Taylor, Baby Taylor, V-Class Grand Symphony (2020 and newer)

  • Light Gauge Phosphor Bronze (.012-.053)

Grand Orchestra, Grand Pacific, Dreadnought, Grand Symphony (2019 and older), GS Mini

  • Medium Gauge Phosphor Bronze (.013-.056)

Acoustic 12-String Models

  • Light Gauge Phosphor Bronze (.010 -.047)

GS Mini Bass - ONLY USE THESE STRINGS

  • D’Addario (EXP PBB190GS) GS Mini Acoustic Bass Custom Light (.037-.090)

Nylon-String Models

  • D'Addario (EJ46FF) Pro-Arté Carbon, Dynacore Basses, Hard Tension

Electric

T5 and T5z

  • Electric Medium Gauge (.011-.049)

T3

  • Electric Light Gauge (.010-.046)

 

Customer Service

United States and Canada

1-800-943-6782

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. PST

Our El Cajon, California and Amsterdam, the Netherlands Factory Service Center staff can help with any service, maintenance or repair questions concerning Taylor guitars.

Europe

+31 (0)20 667 6033

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CET)