. Mustang or Jaguar or a short scale guitar with thin strings will be very slinky. A Fender with 9s and a Les Paul with 10s are approximately the same tension. Top wrap a Les Paul stop bar. Billy Gibbons is famous for 7s and 8s on his guitars (I think 7s on Fender, 8s on Gibson). BB King used 8s on his Gibson guitars. Do realize that you need to fret lighter so you don't crush the strings out of tune when playing. .