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Common Strings: A Pros and Cons List

Common Strings: A Pros and Cons List

As promised, we’re following up our recent string FAQs post with a breakdown of the pros and cons of the most popular sets on the market. These are general characteristics that aren’t always true for individual instruments, but they should provide you with a starting place in your search to save you some time and money.

Strings: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Strings: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve lost count of the number of times we’ve had experienced players come into the shop and sing the praises of their favorite strings, only to have another, equally experienced player come in and say they would never let that type of string anywhere near their instrument. The truth is that different brands of strings can have very different characteristics.