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DescriptionThere are many technical factors which can influence your guitar string selection. The properties of the sound and response of a given string can have a strong impact on both the player and the instrument. The relative hardness of the string's component materials in conjunction with an array of treatments the strings undergo during the manufacturing process can combine to create different degrees of sustain, timbre (warmth vs brightness), playability, and longevity.
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Speaking of strings, I'm sure the concept of tension matching and/or buying individual strings is old news, but it's new to me, so I'm gonna spread the word because I'm excited and annoying like that. I found a place called Strings By Mail that carry individual strings and the price ends up being about the same as buying ... ... more
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