Guitar - how many strings?

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – How many strings does your (primary) guitar have? What's your favourite tuning? I have recently 'upgraded' my old guitar to a 7-string Ibanez RGIR27FE. Love the quality and waay better pickps than in my old Ibanez. I've been playing it for over a month now but I still find it difficult to adjust to a wider neck and the seventh string. My fingers are rather short:( Hopefully, I'll get better over time, otherwise I'll have to sell it and get a 6-string one again. Lots of progressive metal bands use 7-strings and over the last year I've been getting into djent where guitar players with 6-string (HowTos)