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Strings Choice

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185 results
  • Year2014
    Instrument typeElectric
    Builder / ManufacturerFender
    Instrument ModelStratocaster
    Top woodAsh
    Side woodAsh
    Back woodAsh
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Unbelieveable vibrato and sustain also used on Fender pawn shop offset Stratocaster for the same reason.
  • Year1985
    Instrument typeElectric
    Builder / ManufacturerG&L
    Instrument ModelGhostpowder
    Top woodMaple
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodEbony
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Smooth warmth, better sustanability basses. Trebels smooth the upper mids.
  • Year1990
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerGeorge Lowden
    Instrument ModelCustom
    Top woodCedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerGeorge Shafnacker
    Strings Comment
    The Sound is wonderful and the strings last a really long time.
  • Year2000
    Instrument typeAcoustic
    Builder / ManufacturerGeorge Lowden
    Instrument ModelF35c
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerAlex de Grassi
    Strings Comment
    Elixir strings produce the full spectrum of overtones without sacrificing the fundamental and the low end, resulting in a bright, well balanced sound.
  • Year1997
    Instrument typeFlamenco
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vasquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelFlamenco Blanca
    Top woodCypress
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerJose Nebro
    Strings Comment
    They are produce very warm tones and the volume is big.
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez
    Instrument ModelRubio 635 Concert
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerYirenHu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2016
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez
    Instrument ModelRubio 635 Estudio
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodPalo Escrito
    Back woodPalo Escrito
    PlayerYirenHu
    Strings Comment
    none
  • Year2013
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGerman Vazquez Rubio
    Instrument ModelSolista
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodCypress
    Back woodCypress
    PlayerBill
    Strings Comment
    My guitar is a little bright, so I want strings to counter that. The Labella 2001s compliment I think, as I want a warmer string tone. The feel of Labella 2001s are also good; they feel thicker.
  • Year2013
    Instrument typeClassical
    Builder / ManufacturerGernot Wagner
    Instrument ModelDouble Top
    Top woodSpruce/Cedar
    Side woodRosewood
    Back woodRosewood
    PlayerJason Vieaux
    Strings Comment
    This particular Wagner Guitar is already naturally very bright, which is very good for unamplified ensemble playing and large concert halls in general. The Augustine Regal gives a lot of punch, while adding a lot of warmth as well.
  • Year1968
    Instrument typeElectric
    Builder / ManufacturerGibson
    Instrument ModelSuper 400 CES
    Top woodSpruce
    Side woodMaple
    Back woodMaple
    PlayerAnonymous
    Strings Comment
    Smooth flat wound (no screech), smooth balanced tone.