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Speaking of strings...

Hello all! I've enjoyed the recent posts and advice on stringing, and it gives rise to a (maybe redundant) question. I will soon enough be stringing a
frode_kettilsson
Aug 11, 2014
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3461

Re: New TrossingenLyre

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chrysagon200
Aug 4, 2014
#3461
 
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New TrossingenLyre

My new Trossingen Lyre.. made from poplar body, and cherry. bridge, etc! tried my hand ay kolrosing a wolf I saw on a German art site. Bought me some
chrysagon200
Aug 4, 2014
#3460
 
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Re: Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

The difference between Nylgut NG and NNG Is NNG is "New Nylgut". The newer version is more gut-like and a better choice. The cost of a set from Boston
LM
Aug 4, 2014
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Kazimierz Verkmastare
Aug 4, 2014
#3458
 
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Re: Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

Before I discovered Nylgut, I used nylon classical guitar strings: 2 firsts, 2 seconds and two thirds for the a minor pentatonic tuning. That worked pretty
LM
Aug 2, 2014
#3457
 
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Re: Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

so you get two packs of these and use the trebles Aquila Guitar Alabastro Nylgut/Silverplate Set Medium, GALBS-M
chrysagon200
Aug 1, 2014
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Kazimierz Verkmastare
Jul 31, 2014
#3455
 
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Re: Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

I'm not entirely sure. I get my strings from Chris Henriksen at *Boston Catlines :* https://www.facebook.com/BostonCatlines Whatever it is, the latest version
LM
Jul 30, 2014
#3454
 
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Re: Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

Thanks Larry! I see a few places state they have NG Nylgut, but what is the difference between NG and NNG Nylgut?
chrysagon200
Jul 30, 2014
#3452
 
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Re: Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

Here's the string chart for a Trossingen I built recently. Hope this helps. As I recall, you get one string out of each string ordered, with some left over,
LM
Jul 30, 2014
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Nlygut Lyre Gauges?

SO I am almost done with my Trossingen Lyre, and anted ti know more about Nylgut strings? I want to go the Bagby-inspired pentatonic scale: a c d e g a.. are
chrysagon200
Jul 30, 2014
#3450
 
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Re: Musings on period wire strings.

I also have found it a very interesting discussion overall. I'm personally well versed in gut string technology, but know (well, now I would say knew) very
Paul Butler
Jul 15, 2014
#3449
 
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Re: Musings on period wire strings.

Chris, far from getting on my nerves, this discussion is absolutely inspirational to me. I think you are totally right about the difference between wire then
Patrick Woolery
Jul 14, 2014
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Re: Musings on period wire strings.

I am still convinced that we make wire that is more consistent, more tonally accurate, with nearly infinite controllable intentional combinations and
Kazimierz Verkmastare
Jul 14, 2014
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