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Hi. If I may add to the question...
I'm about ot make my first CBG. I have a length of poplar for the neck, 1 1/8" by 2" (actual measurements).
I was planning on 3 strings EAE. I have in my possession a 56, a 44 and a 32.
The question is, when I tune these up, is the neck going to be able to sustain this tension, or is that an argument for using lighter strings and tuning to G or A, rather than E?