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191 results
  • Year2015
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKenny Hill
    Instrument Model630 Performance Double Top
    Top woodSpruce/Cedar
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerYirenHu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2005
    Instrument typeUkulele
    Builder / ManufacturerKo'olau
    Instrument Model300 SP
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerCraig Brandau
    Strings Comment
    In contrast to the many other ukulele strings on the market, the Savarez is an evolutionary step forward in playability, feel and sound. I really like the wound 544R for the low G string because they provide the wound bottom sound I love. Works great for all types and size ukes as well as Fluke and Flea Ukes.
  • Year1998
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKohno
    Instrument ModelPro-J
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Strong, round sound, good intonation
  • Year1978
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKohno
    Instrument ModelConcert 650mm
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerSkip
    Strings Comment
    Very impressed with the semi-polished bass strings.
  • Year2010
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKolya Pahnuyzen
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerNemanja Ostoich
    Strings Comment
    EJ46 basses are deep & responsive; trebles best clarity among carbons.
  • Year2005
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKolya Panhuyen
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodSpruce
    Back woodSpruce
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Balance; the E sings; G & B provide smooth transition powerful, lively basses
  • Year2010
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKremona
    Instrument ModelFiesta FC
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Resonant sustaining polished bases (no screech), pure tone KF carbon trebles.
  • Year1906
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerKuno Schaub
    Instrument ModelSwitzerland
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerMICHAEL ERNI
    Strings Comment
    The strings are very comfortable to play. Despite the pleasant tension they have the powerful sound of high tension strings. The sound can easily be formulated. The harmonics are very clear and the colors are unique!
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerLa Patrie
    Instrument ModelConcert CW
    Top woodMahogany
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodCedar
    PlayerZach
    Strings Comment
    I prefer these strings as firstly they provide great sound on my guitar, and although it is not anywhere near a great professional guitar, it makes it sound close to one! It also has amazing, crisp trebles and basses, lasts for a good period of time, and feels good on my fingers.
  • Year2005
    Instrument typeFlamenco
    Builder / ManufacturerLester DeVoe
    Instrument ModelFlamenca negra
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerRobin Matsunaga
    Strings Comment
    The top is carved very thin for responsiveness and volume, but the top flexibility accentuates bass response. The Savarez corum basses are not as strong as the Cantiga, while the HT Alliance carbon trebles offset the bass response of the negra. I have not been able to find any other combination that provides such a balanced sound for this model.