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Heavy gauge silk and steel strings: anybody tried 'em?

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  • HCQHCQ Northeast NJ✭✭✭
    Posts: 218
    I would think that the heaviest gauge you could use would be dictated on whether or not they can be inserted into the Selmer style tailpiece.
    HCQ
  • Lango-DjangoLango-Django Niagara-On-The-Lake, ONModerator
    edited January 2017 Posts: 1,418
    But getting back to the original topic, I'll just share my experience with LaBella S & S strings.

    A) I called LaBella and they sell strings in packaged sets only. So much for my original idea of buying individual strings to put together a heavy set.

    B) I did buy a few sets of their intermediate gauge but that was a disappointment. The tone wasn't all,that different than my usual D'Addario intermediate gypsy strings.

    But what WAS different was an overall stiffness that pretty much precluded string bending.
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